Virtual Bookstores Partners with Stillman College to Improve Textbook Affordability for Students

Share Article, an industry-leading provider of online course material solutions for colleges and universities, has announced their Virtual Bookstore partnership with Stillman College, a premiere liberal arts institution in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Virtual Bookstores
As we ( partner with institutions like Stillman who seek to best support their students’ learning journey, together we will combat the rising cost of college through improved textbook affordability. - Matt Montgomery, President and CEO,

Beginning this summer, Stillman College students will have expanded 24/7 access to affordable course materials in every format, including new, used, rental, eBook, and marketplace. Orders can be placed at any time through a state-of-the-art online bookstore customized for the institution, complete with ship to store options. Through this innovative shipping solution, students can have course materials delivered directly to a dedicated campus location, ensuring a speedy and convenient delivery.

Continuing to align to Stillman’s purpose of providing a student-centered and technologically enriched educational experience, the Virtual Bookstore solution supports cutting-edge textbook ordering combined with savings up to 70% off of publisher list prices. This equates to improved access to course materials through reduced costs, ultimately driving academic outcomes. Further complementing the solution for students is a best-in-class customer service team who will provide superior year-round support and facilitate buybacks each semester. Faculty also benefit from a powerful online adoption tool that streamlines the entire adoption process.

Kiara Braggs, Director of Auxiliary Services at Stillman College, commented on the new agreement:

“I’m very excited about our partnership with Our experience working with the company for the past year has already opened many opportunities in assisting students with their course materials. We are ready to explore more of what has to offer!”

Matt Montgomery, President and CEO of, commented:

“ is excited to bring our years of experience in the Virtual Bookstore model to Stillman College. As we partner with institutions like Stillman who seek to best support their students’ learning journey, together we will combat the rising cost of college through improved textbook affordability. Our focus has always been providing the most cost-effective and user-friendly experience to both students and faculty and we look forward to helping Stillman achieve the same goal.”

More information on Virtual Bookstores can be found at

About is a premier online retailer of new, used, and digital content for sale or rent, study materials, and book buyback services. The website launched on July 2, 1999, the birthday of original investor Dave Thomas of Wendy’s, and pioneered selling used textbooks online. Unlike other dot-com companies at the time,’s executive team brought with them invaluable experience in the textbook industry. The company has repeatedly found success in their ability to be agile and innovative, adapting to the ever-changing textbook market.’s mission is to set online bookstore industry standards for savings, selection, convenience, and customer service as expressed in its slogan, “Textbooks Easy. Fast. Cheap!” Learn more at

About Stillman College

Stillman is a liberal arts institution, committed to fostering academic excellence and to providing high quality educational opportunities for diverse populations with disparate levels of academic preparation. Primarily a teaching institution, Stillman has a proud and evolving tradition of preparing students for leadership and service in society. Stillman has a historical and covenantal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), whose reformed tradition and commitment to the cultivation of the mind correspond well with the mission of the College.

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