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NACUBO Session Recording Available: The Hybrid College Bookstore Model

If textbook affordability is important to your institution and you're open toImage result for NACUBO learning about new bookstore
models, you'll want to request the recording of our interactive session with Labouré and Berea colleges from the 2016 NACUBO Annual Meeting. 

This well-attended session, which received a lot of positive feedback, covers how the new hybrid college bookstore model reduces textbook costs, improves bookstore sales and increases student satisfaction.
The recording and presentation materials can be requested by clicking here or on the button below.

Akademos & Presentation College Launch Online Bookstore Offering Affordable Textbooks

Hybrid bookstore model enables Presentation to offer low-cost textbooks online and a wider selection of merchandise on campus 

Akademos has partnered with Presentation College to launch an online bookstore Image result for presentation collegewebsite giving students access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks along with a convenient, personalized and fast ordering experience. Presentation College, named to the President’s Honor Roll for Community Service, is an independent Catholic institution based in South Dakota with a focus on the education of health care professionals.

Akademos & Lancaster County Career & Tech Center Reduce Textbook Costs

Akademos online bookstore solution enables students across multiple campuses to conveniently purchase low-cost textbooks Image result for Lancaster County Career & Tech Center

Akademos and Lancaster County Career & Technology Center (LCCTC) have launched an online bookstore enabling LCCTC students at multiple campuses to purchase low-cost course materials anytime, anywhere. LCCTC, based in Southeastern Pennsylvania, was named one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.

Students in LCCTC programs including Agriscience, Information  Technology, Culinary Arts and other areas can now shop for textbooks in new, used, rental and eBook formats on any device using a custom-branded version of the mobile-optimized Akademos online bookstore. Students save an average of 60% off the list price of their course materials using Akademos’ exclusive marketplace of over 100 million new and used textbooks.

New Hybrid Bookstore Model to be Featured at NACUBO Annual Meeting

If you’re attending the NACUBO 2016 Annual Meeting in Montréal and improving textbook affordability is important to your institution, don’t miss our interactive panel discussion, The New Hybrid College Bookstore Model, on Sunday, July 17 at 2:00pmImage result for NACUBO

Mark Virello, CFO, Labouré College and Derrick Singleton, VP of Operations & Sustainability, Berea College will join John Squires, CEO of Akademos to share how combining a school-sanctioned website with an on-campus shop selling high-margin merchandise and services can:

  • Successfully reduce textbook costs, improve bookstore sales & increase student satisfaction
  • Provide the flexibility required to transition to new digital learning platforms & materials
  • Win back students by applying advanced technology best practices

RedShelf & Akademos Partner to Deliver Affordable Digital Course Materials

Partnership will provide eLearning content to students at over 120 colleges and universities nationwide Redshelf & Akademos Partner To Deliver Affordable Digital Course Materials

Starting this July, RedShelf, one of the fastest-growing distributors of eTextbooks in the U.S., will distribute digital course materials through Akademos. A new strategic partnership between the two companies will offer students state-of-the-art digital materials at prices that are up to 60% lower than the cost of printed course materials.

Akademos’ customized, online college bookstore solutions support over 120 colleges and universities nationwide. In 2015, Akademos saved students over $11 million in textbook and course materials costs, furthering its mission to meet the increasing demand for affordable and accessible course materials.

Akademos Partners with Missouri Valley College to Improve Textbook Affordability and Convenience for Students

To deliver students significant savings on textbooks and course materials, Missouri Valley College selects Akademos to provide an innovative online bookstore service and marketplace.

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Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, is delighted to announce that Missouri Valley College, a private career-oriented liberal arts college known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment that prepares students to succeed in a knowledge-based global society, has joined its growing list of partner institutions.

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