What are QR Codes?

This sample QR code
contains the URL for
the OCC Libraries
home page

QR (quick response) Codes are a type of barcode that can be read by your smart phone.  To read a QR code on your phone you may have to download an application, but some phones come ready with barcode scanning capability.  Smartphone

QR codes can be used to share all kinds of text-based data, including URLs, contact information, addresses, or directions.

The advantage of using a QR code is that you can get information onto your smart phone quickly and easily.

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