Hendrix College Partners with Akademos for Flexible, Streamlined Online Bookstore Services

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:28 am

Faculty and students to benefit from streamlined course materials adoption and textbook ordering through full-service online platform

Norwalk, CT — October 3rd, 2019 — ​Hendrix College, located in Conway, Arkansas and nationally recognized for academic quality, community, innovation, and value, has selected Akademos to manage the school’s textbook adoptions and sales, providing a more convenient, cost-effective, and efficient course materials solution. The leading full-service course materials platform enables faculty to seamlessly research, adopt, and order materials, while giving students access to a wide selection of low-cost textbooks.

“We are excited to welcome Akademos as the College’s textbook vendor,” said Hendrix Provost Dr. Terri Bonebright. “They have a great reputation among their clients in higher education. We believe they will provide better prices, easier access to materials, and great customer service to our students and faculty members.”

Hendrix College Chooses Akademos Online Bookstore

Starting in the Spring 2020 semester, Akademos will help students at the private liberal arts college save on course materials, advancing the College’s commitment to engaged and supportive education. The vast online selection includes new, used, eBook, and rental materials at significant savings, with 24x7x365 accessibility and free shipping on orders over $49.

Faculty may begin entering textbook adoptions through the new adoptions portal this month, and students may start placing orders in December. The powerful yet easy-to-use website conveniently links students’ courses to their relevant course materials with multiple purchasing options, all from a single log-in.

“We are thrilled to partner with Hendrix College as they take this important stride toward a more streamlined and personalized course materials management process,” said Akademos CEO Raj Kaji. “Students will see significant savings and leadership will have the data and visibility they need to provide an even better learning experience.”

The comprehensive Akademos platform will empower administrators with advanced and innovative tools for managing all aspects of course materials adoption. Faculty can compare prices while considering past adoption history, current selections, and recommendations. And real-time analytics features make it possible to track student purchasing and utilization, communicate with faculty and students via built-in notifications, and make changes at any time.

About Hendrix College

A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.

About Akademos

Akademos provides higher education institutions with a full-service online platform to manage course materials, from monitoring adoptions and compliance to purchasing textbooks to measuring utilization. More than just an online bookstore, we give school administrators a single platform to streamline course adoptions and meet compliance regulations. For students, the platform simplifies the purchasing and access of materials through a personalized portal that connects with school SIS, LMS, and payment systems. Akademos gives colleges and universities a more transparent, convenient, and cost-effective solution to manage how course materials are used and measured, helping to improve textbook affordability and student success. Learn more at www.akademos.com.