January 18, 2021

University of Kentucky Adds QR Codes to OPAC Records

You’ll now find a QR code on the right side of each record in the InfoKat database.

Users can simply scan the code and receive, “significant details for locating the book in the Libraries’ collections and the descriptive information of the item (e.g., title, author, publisher).”

Here are a couple of records from InfoKat.  1 ||| 2

Complete University of Kentucky Libraries Announcement

See Also: A Few More Libraries Providing QR Codes With Each Record
+ OskiCat at UC Berkeley
+ The University of Bath Library Catalogue
+ The University of Huddersfield

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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