Life University Launches Akademos Online Bookstore to Improve Textbook Affordability and Convenience for Students

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Georgia’s Life University partners with Akademos to deliver students significant discounts on course materials and to streamline textbook adoption for faculty and administrators

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Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstore and marketplace services for educational institutions, announced today that Life University, a thriving University rooted in innovation and purpose with the largest single-campus Doctor of Chiropractic program in the world, has joined its growing list of partner institutions.

Starting this month, Life University students can shop for textbooks in the format of their choice across new, used, rental or eBook options and place orders anytime, anywhere through an institution-branded, mobile optimized eCommerce platform. With Akademos’ proprietary Marketplace, students can save an average of 50% - 60% off the list price on their textbook and course materials.

Using Akademos’ new state-of-the-art Adoption & Analytics Portal, Life University’s faculty will be able to speed adoptions, reduce errors and help lower course material costs – all while preserving academic freedom. Enhanced reporting and real-time analytics will give administrators valuable insights into the relationship between timely adoptions, course material cost, sell-through and academic success.

“I am pleased to welcome Life University to Akademos,” said CEO John Squires. “We look forward to working with Life University to deliver our innovative bookstore services to students, while also assisting faculty and administrators with their textbook adoption needs.”

“We believe that our new partnership with Akademos will deliver an online bookstore solution that will dramatically reduce textbook costs and create a more convenient shopping experience for our students,” said William Jarr, Executive Vice President of Finance at Life University. “We are confident that their user-friendly, mobile-optimized Marketplace will also greatly expand their access to choose between a wide variety of textbook and course material options.”

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

About Life University
Life University is a unique place where students can feel empowered to break molds, pursue new ideologies and strive for excellence in the areas where their passions lie. Life University offers a variety of revolutionary Undergraduate and Graduate programs rooted in innovation and purpose, along with the world’s largest and most philosophically sound, single-campus Doctor of Chiropractic program.

About Akademos
Akademos offers virtual bookstore services, eLearning solutions, and an innovative textbook marketplace to colleges and universities. Its comprehensive supply-chain solution and commitment to responsive personal service make Akademos a leader in providing affordable textbooks and digital learning tools for higher education institutions. 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 institutions at

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