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Embed a QR Code reader on your website, plus using QR Codes for Self-checkout on mobile in libraries

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I recently had an idea for my Library for self-checkouts using the customer's mobile phone instead of a self-checkout machine, or PC and scanner. The idea was that the customer will use their mobile phone to scan a QR Code  on their mobile phone using either an app or one built into their browser, which will then open a link to a Form, either from Google or  Office365 . The QR Code will be situated on the side of the shelf or somewhere visible for the customer to easily see with steps on how to check-out the book. The Form will have the required details necessary for borrowing, such as: The customer's name and/or barcode. The title of the book. The book's barcode with an example of where the barcode is located and how it should look like. The form will then let the customer know that the form has been successfully submitted and an email will be sent to them with the due date once the loan enquiry has been processed, with how and where to return or renew th