What's My QR Code?

What's a QR Code?
A Quick Response (QR) code is a two-dimensional or 2D bar code which can be interpreted by any mobile phone with camera capabilities. Unlike traditional barcodes, which feature a series of straight lines these barcodes QR Codes are laid out in a matrix and can hold much more information.
Through “scanning” the code by way of photographing it, and installing a a FREE APP or simple piece of software to your smartphone, anyone can access the information behind the QR which might contain images, easily launched website links, and text.


QR Code Generators

QR Code Stuff.com
QR Codes and 2D Generator
3G Vision i-nigma QR Code Reader
Maestro QR Code Generator
GoQRme (Give the option to create different sizes)
Zxing Project
QR Hacker (Fabulous site, includes the ability to change background, foreground colors and add images to the QR codes!
UnitagTotally customize your QR Codes

QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator
Input a text file with 10 questions on it, and the software generates the codes for you.

40 Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom

Black and White and Scanned All Over
QR Codes (YouTube Video)

Shelf Talkers with QR Codes

Other Links:
Scan Me: QR Codes in the Library
QR Code Quest: A Library Scavenger Hunt
QR Codes in the Library: An Information Literacy Issue