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QR Codes at the Library

- You may have noticed an increase in strange symbols on ads and products around town. They look like this. They are QR codes, which stands for “Quick Response.” Using a smartphone (Droid or iPhone, for example), you can scan a QR code, which will take you to a website or an app store, among other places. Think of them as a barcode, but instead of giving you a price, they give you a website, or additional information about what’s scanned. The library uses QR codes as well. Paper copies of magazines and journals are upstairs in 208, but most issues …
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