News and Insights on College Textbooks, Course Materials & Bookstore Services

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Akademos Partners with CUNY’s Queens College to Deliver Innovative Online Bookstore Services

New partnership will increase the availability of lower-priced used and rental textbooks, resulting in lower cost course materials for Queens College students. Image result for queens college

Akademos, Inc., a leader in providing online bookstore services for colleges and universities, announced today that Queens College has joined its rapidly growing list of partner schools. Queens College becomes the fourth City University of New York (CUNY) institution, along with John Jay College, CUNY School of Law and Medgar Evers College, to adopt the Akademos value-based bookstore solution.  

2016 Updated New Hybrid College Bookstore Model White Paper

To get your new year started off right, we are re-releasing our most popular white paper from thehybrid_wp_january.png past year, The New Hybrid College Bookstore Model.

This exclusive report provides key learning and updated case studies on how institutions are successfully implementing low-cost online bookstore offerings, while building best-in-class
on-campus shops. 

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Life University Launches Akademos Online College Bookstore Solution

Georgia’s Life University partners with Akademos to deliver students significant discounts on course materials and to streamline textbook adoption for faculty and administrators. Image result for life university

We are pleased to announce that Life Universitya thriving University rooted in innovation and purpose with the largest single-campus Doctor of Chiropractic program in the world, has joined our growing list of partner institutions.Starting this month, Life University students can shop for textbooks and course materials in the format of their choice across new, used, rental or eBook options and place orders anytime, anywhere through an institution-branded, mobile optimized eCommerce platform. 
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White Paper: Why Students Are Leaving The College Bookstore

Our new white paper, Why Students Are Leaving The College Bookstore, was released today and is now available for download. pic_Ld.jpg

Find out how other institutions are transforming their college bookstores into a best-in-class student service and seeing significant improvements in textbook affordabilitystudent satisfaction, and bookstore utilization - even as student demands for accessibility, convenience, and affordability accelerate.
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Best Practices For Textbook Adoption - White Paper Now Available

Our new Best Practices for Textbook Adoption White Paper was released today and is now available at no charge upon request.    

The White Paper highlights the best practices to support well informed, timely course material adoptions - this new resource will help make the adoption process easier for college administrators and faculty, while preserving academic freedom.
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Akademos Launches New Textbook Adoption & Analytics Portal

Today, Akademos, Inc. announced the release of a new software platform designed to make the adoption of textbooks and course materials easier and less time consuming for the entire campus community.  

The new state-of-the-art portal will streamline the adoption process and provide clarity and much needed transparency around course materials pricing and process deadlines. Enhanced reporting and real-time analytics will give administrators valuable insights into the relationship between course material cost, sell-through and academic success.

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