the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title:
Tony Garrett, Ed. D. – Head of Reference and Access Services
Library, School, or Organization Name:
Troy University Libraries
Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
United States of America
Language in Which You Will Present:
Academic, Public, School, Special, etc.
Short Session Description (one line):
QR Codes and Libraries
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Libraries find it difficult in a constant changing environment and tough economic times to demonstrate relevancy to patrons. Service has to be provided to a broad spectrum of users across multiple generations. Libraries continue to examine new possibilities for providing services to their patrons. QR Codes is a relatively new tool for libraries to provide service to patrons with mobile-accessed devices, such as SmartPhone, iPhones, iPads, etc. Participants will learn how to: make create QR codes, ways to use them to provide library resources and services, and some of the pros and cons of their use in a library.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: