Easy-to-use hyperlinks in printed media?
April 24, 2014 6:26 AM Subscribe
I'm involved in writing a book that will published in both electronic and print versions. The book will be semi-academic, and will provide many (hyper)links to electronic sources.
While this is easy to do in the electronic version, what is an easy way for the reader to retrieve a link to something in the hard copy?
Possible solutions would be to print QR codes in the print version for every link, using Layar, or simply list a short number/code which would then correspond to the link when looked up on a separate website.
Do you have any other suggestions? Again, the goal is to make it as easy as possible for the reader of a print copy to dig deeper into the other sources. I'm just looking for ideas now, assume that there is no limitation on cost or manpower.
Thanks in advance!
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