Graduate School USA Adopts Akademos Online Bookstore Solution

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Graduate School USA joins with Akademos to deliver its students significant discounts on course materials and to utilize the new Akademos CoursePack Creator tool.

Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced today that Graduate School USA ( has joined its growing list of customer schools. Graduate School USA is a private, non-profit educational institution headquartered in Washington, DC.

Effective immediately, Graduate School USA will take advantage of Akademos’ ability to lower course material costs for students and utilize its best-in-class CoursePack Creator tool. The CoursePack Creator is an enhanced web-based tool that allows instructors to create cost-effective, custom compilations of academic materials. Features of this easy-to-use solution include:

  • Intuitive drag-and-drop interface to organize chapters
  • Blending of both publisher and instructor-created content
  • All copyrights and clearances handled by Akademos
  • Low cost print-on-demand copies with no required minimum order size

“Graduate School USA strives to maintain up-to-date curricula that allow learners to remain current at every stage of their career and personal development,” said Elaine Ryan, Interim President of Graduate School USA. “Working with Akademos will give faculty the power to use and create affordable customized, course-specific learning materials, while providing high quality educational content at a great value for our students.”

“We are pleased to welcome Graduate School USA to Akademos,” said Chief Executive Officer John Squires. “We are committed to providing this institution with the course materials needed to remain a leader in public sector education, workforce development, and training.”

To learn more about expanding affordable textbook and course material options for students and our online bookstore offerings for educational institutions, visit

About Graduate School USA
Graduate School USA is an independent, educational, not-for-profit institution headquartered in the nation’s capital with additional sites strategically located throughout the U.S. The School engages a diverse student population through innovative, as well as proven, approaches to teaching and learning that take advantage of its locations, its network of public and corporate leaders and practitioners, state-of-the-art technologies and connections with major employers. The School provides a broad array of learning opportunities in formats accessible to adult learners everywhere through affordable training programs, continuing education courses, executive and leadership development programs, and credit offerings at the certificate and associate degree levels.

About Akademos
Akademos offers virtual bookstore services, eLearning solutions, and an innovative textbook marketplace to schools. Its comprehensive supply-chain solution and commitment to responsive personal service make Akademos a leader in providing affordable textbooks and digital learning tools for schools. Students can choose from new, used, rental, and eBook options while schools can reduce costs and increase operating efficiency. Faculty can search, discover, and adopt new texts using the Akademos Textbook Adoption Tool at Akademos delivers the right course materials, at affordable prices, on time. Learn more about Akademos' direct-to-students ecommerce platform at and its offerings to partner schools at

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