Spalding University Partners with Akademos to Launch New Online Bookstore

The new platform provides students personalized access to low-cost course materials

We are excited to announce that Spalding University, a private liberal arts institution in downtown Louisville, Ky., has partnered with Akademos to launch its new online bookstore. Spalding’s diverse community of over 1800 students will have access to the largest selection of low-cost course materials beginning with the Summer 2020 semester.

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June 18, 2020 | by Raj Kaji | in Commentary

Statement on Equality

We are saddened by the senseless, tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans in these recent weeks.  What we witnessed in the past few weeks speak to an injustice that we as a nation cannot deny.  Racism, in all of its forms, is unacceptable. We must honestly address the issues that underlie these societal divisions in order to make real, systemic change.

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June 16, 2020 | by Kelly Johnston |

Beloit College Chooses Akademos as Online Bookstore Partner

New partnership offers college community personalized, convenient online platform for apparel and course materials

We are thrilled to announce that Beloit College, a Wisconsin-based liberal arts college recognized for its curricular innovation, has partnered with Akademos to bring an exciting virtual bookstore experience to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The new online bookstore will launch to support the summer 2020 term.

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Judson University Partners with Akademos to Launch Hybrid Bookstore Model

University to Run On-Campus Merchandise Store as it Moves Books and Course Materials Online 

We are thrilled to announce that Judson University has selected Akademos as its partner to launch a hybrid bookstore model at the school. An evangelical Christian University in Elgin, IL, Judson’s community and more than 1,200 students will be supported by an elevated in-store and online experience. Using Akademos’ premier course materials platform, Judson will move textbook sales online while running an on-campus store for branded merchandise and apparel. The new merchandise store comes just in time to support Judson’s emerging football program, which began last fall.

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The Akademos 2020 Survey of College and University Academic Leadership

The biennial survey provides insights from academic leaders on the rapidly changing textbook and course materials environment

Our 2020 Survey of Academic Leadership white paper is now available for download! This survey explores the current state of textbooks and course materials, and how institutions continue to prioritize reducing course material costs and understand their impact on student success. It also compares trends from previous surveys to give you a broader understanding of the changing course material environment and the pace at which it has evolved.

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What to look for when you're in the market for an edtech solution

When faced with something as unpredictable as the global pandemic, colleges and universities had to pivot their tech strategies rapidly to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. Technology is the key to keep students learning and engaged on or off campus.

When students come back to a physical learning environment, there will be greater expectations of how they’re receiving their education. With an ever-growing list of technologies that can enhance the educational experience, now is the time to start planning what your institution can implement for summer, fall, and beyond. So, what should you look for when sorting through providers?

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