New 24/7 online bookstore will allow students to buy, rent and sell textbooks; 50,000 e-books will be offered at 30-60% discount from physical texts, while used book and rental discounts will average 50%

November 14, 2013—City Colleges of Chicago students will soon have significantly expanded access to a wide array of affordable textbook options, thanks to a new contract with Akademos approved by the institution’s Board of Trustees.

Due to improved discounts and greater access to used books, eBooks, and textbook rentals, City Colleges estimates that its students will collectively save up to $4 million annually compared to current textbook vendor arrangements....

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