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May 30, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto |

Presbyterian College Partners with Akademos to Address Textbook Affordability

The Akademos online bookstore and Marketplace will provide students with lower cost course materials and highly personalized service

Presbyterian_College_logoPresbyterian College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students save on course materials. The College offers a rigorous education with a built-in support network, inspiring students to learn and value service along the way. Over one thousand students attend the College, which will launch its online bookstore to support its Fall Term 2018.

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May 22, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto |

Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service

Unique platform and marketplace will lower textbook prices for students and provide actionable insights and data to support student success  

ferrum-nrmlFerrum College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore service provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. The College, founded in 1913, offers nationally recognized bachelor’s degree programs ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice.  Ferrum College will launch its online bookstore beginning Fall Semester 2018.

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April 25, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto |

North Central College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service

Unique platform and marketplace will provide students with personalized service and affordable course materials, and the College with data and tools to support student success  North Central Logo

North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials, a wider selection of textbook formats and payment options, and a best-in-class personalized ordering experience. The College plans to launch its online bookstore in the fall of 2018.

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April 23, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto |

Cengage and Akademos Partner on Cengage Unlimited Subscriptions

Agreement extends options for affordable course materials to students at 120+ Akademos Partner institutions  CengageUnlimited_LogoFile_Primary_FullColor

Today, we're pleased to announce a new partnership to distribute and market Cengage Unlimited
through Akademos' online bookstore technology.

Cengage Unlimited is a first-of-its-kind subscription that gives students access to all of the company's digital higher education materials. This includes more than 22,000 products – across 70 disciplines and more than 675 courses—for $119.99 a semester, no matter how many Cengage materials they use. Students using the digital platforms also have the option of free print rentals, paying only a $7.99 shipping fee.  

In addition to distributing Cengage Unlimited, an innovative co-marketing agreement will leverage Akademos' strengths in ecommerce and our deep relationships with partner institutions, to identify eligible students and illustrate the value of the subscription based on enrollment and course materials pricing information. This embedded virtual bookstore experience will ensure that every student from all of our participating institutions is aware of Cengage Unlimited's value, supporting a continuing drive to ensure affordability of course materials for students. 

"As we continue to build momentum with Cengage Unlimited, our partnership with Akademos will open access to more learners while also delivering targeted information about Cengage Unlimited to help today's students understand their digital options," said Todd Markson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cengage. "The truly embedded experience within the student purchase path will ensure students make the right, affordable choice and will get access to their courses and a wide array of high quality materials."

"We are pleased to be working with Cengage to offer this creative subscription product to the colleges and universities we serve," said John Squires, CEO, Akademos.  "Our Course Materials Platform (CMP)™ is uniquely positioned to advance innovative ideas like Cengage Unlimited. Its advanced targeting capabilities, along with our student marketing expertise, will allow us to highlight the Unlimited offering to faculty and their students who will benefit the most from its value." 

Contact us to learn more about how our partnership can benefit your institution. 

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March 28, 2018 | by Lisa Marie DeSanto |

Rowan-Cabarrus Launches New Online Bookstore To Deliver Significant Savings On Textbooks To Students

RCCC.pngRowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced that it will be launching a new online college bookstore, just in time for its 2018 summer semester. The story was recently covered by North Carolina's Charlotte-based news station, WBTV. In a press release covering the details of its partnership with Akademos, the college had this to say about offering its students low cost textbook options and significant savings:

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