Category Archives: QR

Find the Future (Jane McGonigal for NYPL)

Thanks to Kirstin Hierholzer for pointing out this wonderful convergence of research library spaces, collections, mobile technologies (including QR), and game-based teamwork. The goal is to “show off NYPL as a space for active creation and social collaboration.” For more … Continue reading

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QR Codes and Academic Libraries: Robin Ashford in C&RL News

The November 2010 College & Research Library News cover story, “QR Codes and Academic Libraries,” is by George Fox University/PDX librarian Robin Ashford, who blogs at Librarian by Design. Full article here: This excerpted version is from John Lang’s … Continue reading

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QR @ West Virginia University’s Library

The WVU Libraries are using QR codes to help students easily connect with a variety of library resources. “We’re trying to reach users,” said David Roth, Library Associate at the Evansdale Library. “They’re excited about mobile devices, so QR codes … Continue reading

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QR Art from Venezuela

Venezuelan artist Pedro Morales works with 2D code. Below are photographs of his latest work “Puras Flores” (Pure Flowers). He says, “Puras Flores is a digital work whose scale invariability is shaped by QR codes patterns. This fractal characteristic proposes … Continue reading

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ARIS app: Augmented Reality, Interactive Storytelling

Not all the news from Wisconsin is bad. U-Wisconsin’s Games, Learning and Society (GLS) researchers have developed a mobile device authoring environment, ARIS (Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling), that they currently deploy to help the UW community to re-experience Dow … Continue reading

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Food-based QR hackers in NYC + other QR arts projects Enjoy the photos and video courtesy of NYC Resistor, a Brooklyn community hacking group. Creating QRs can be tasty, artful and community-building. Maybe Knight Library’s artful cooking contest should incorporate a QR theme this year? Here’s the Flickr group … Continue reading

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Smithsonian gets schooled on QR Patrick Donnelly is an MBA and designer of QR and AR (augmented reality) in DC. His blog above shows a 2010 presentation to the Smithsonian about QR/AR resources. He has also given a presentation to his alma mater (George … Continue reading

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The Arboretum and QR Coding

You are invited to use this blog to post ideas, questions, suggestions, links that can help us think about uses QR coding around the UO campus. In an initial meeting in October 2010 about Next Generation Learning Challenges, it was … Continue reading

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