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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.

Clark University Selects Akademos to Operate Online College Bookstore

In an effort to improve textbook affordability and convenience for students, Clark University chooses Akademos, an innovative online college bookstore service dedicated to supporting student success. Image result for clark university

Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, is happy to announce that Clark University, a private, non-profit university located in Worcester, MA named by Forbes as one the country’s most entrepreneurial schools, has joined its growing list of partner institutions.

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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