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As technology enables new ways of finding information and interacting with the internet, ZSR Library works to push the boundaries of discovery within its community. One example of this was the library’s implementation of Quick Response (QR) Codes within the physical building. These codes allow students to find out about the services offered at a number of points within the Library. Some of these codes refer to methods to get in touch with library faculty and staff or links to tutorials. For example, QR Codes by the photocopiers link to …

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More recently, the Library has begun to use the service Gowalla to enhance the discoverability of its archive materials around campus. Students using this location-based social network check in to different venues to share their location with their friends. When checking in, Gowalla users can see pictures related to their current location. The Z Smith Reynolds Library is adding archived campus construction images to the appropriate venues on Gowalla so that students will be able to see historic images when they check in. These new ways of embedding information in …