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Ariane Rasmussen

Content Writer & Marketing Communications Manager, Akademos

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Akademos & indiCo Join to Create a One-Stop Shop College Bookstore Solution

New partnership provides a virtual and physical solution that will help institutions lower textbook costs, drive academic success and build an innovative campus store. StackedJointLogosCropped.jpg

Akademos and indiCo today announced a partnership to provide full-service virtual and physical bookstore solutions for colleges and universities. This hybrid bookstore solution will dramatically lower textbook prices, provide an innovative campus retail environment, facilitate the transition to new digital course materials and increase student readiness and academic success.

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Juniata College Launches Akademos' Online Bookstore To Deliver Students Discounts on Course Materials

Juniata's new online bookstore will increase textbook affordability and drive student success.Juniata Launches Akademos' Online Bookstore To Deliver Students Discounts on Course Materials

Akademos, Inc. is pleased to announce that Juniata College, a private liberal arts college located in the scenic mountains in central Pennsylvania, has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to improve student success and increase textbook affordability.

The College has a strong reputation for excellent academics, personal attention, and state-of-the-art technological resources and is recognized for its distinctive focus on experience and excellent outcomes in Lauren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives.

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The City University of New York Selects Akademos as Exclusive Online Bookstore Provider

Utilizing innovative eCommerce service, CUNY colleges will offer students significant textbook savings while enabling faculty to easily evaluate and adopt all course materials

CUNY selects Akademos as its exclusive online bookstore providerThe City University of New York, the nation’s leading urban public university, has partnered with Akademos to provide online bookstore services that will give students access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks along with a convenient, personalized ordering experience. Students from twelve CUNY colleges will be able to shop for textbooks in new, used, rental and eBook formats from any device using a custom-branded version of the mobile-optimized Akademos online bookstore. 

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UWF Survey Shows That High Cost of College Textbooks Undermines Student Success

University of West Florida survey reveals that textbook affordability continues to be a key determining factor in student preparedness and academic success.

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The results of a recently released survey, 2016 Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey Report conducted by the Office of Distance Learning and tudent Services of the University of West Florida’s Virtual Campus, shows that the high costs of college course materials continues to undermine student access, student preparedness & academic success. 

Out of the 22,000+ Florida students surveyed, over half of them (66.6%) said they did not purchase the required textbooks for their courses because they were too costly

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