Registration is now open for a new webinar featuring two progressive institutions, Davenport Univerity and Roanoke College, that have successfully used new strategies to lower textbook costs, improve bookstore sales and increase student satisfaction.
If textbook affordability is important to your institution and you're open to 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.
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 website 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 online bookstore solution enables students across multiple campuses to conveniently purchase low-cost textbooks
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.
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 2:00pm.
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
Partnership will provide eLearning content to students at over 120 colleges and universities nationwideStarting 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.