Save on Books & Personalize Your OU Gear

Posted by Paula Paine on November 5, 2013 in Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, Indiana, International, "Kansas City", "Other News", "The College", "Your OU" Ottawa University is happy to announce we have partnered with a new online bookstore provider, Akademos, powered by The goal of the partnership is to deliver course materials to students at a reasonable price and in a timely manner. Screen shot 2013-11-05 at 12.26.21 PM

Akademos/ works with Ottawa University to ensure that students order correct books required for their course. When students order from other vendors, they risk ordering the wrong edition of a textbook. Through Adademos, all course materials are organized and searchable by course code and course name, or students can choose to browse the full course list by campus to ensure they order exactly what they need for each course.

Below are some of the many features and advantages of shopping on the new Virtual Bookstore:

  • New, Used, Rental and eBook options (when available) are shown side-by-side so students can choose the book that best fits their needs.
  • Students save an average of 60% off list price when shopping on the Marketplace – these prices are comparable to those on Amazon!
  • Students can enjoy free shipping offers on most retail orders over $49 (this does not include orders placed on the Marketplace)!
  • Multiple payment options are available for all orders.
  • Students can sell their book(s) back on the Marketplace at anytime throughout the year!
  • Students can now purchase textbooks for online and onsite courses on the same transaction without having to purchase separately.

Don’t forget to order your textbooks from our new Online Bookstore provider.  Start saving today at!

Another resource is the OU Braves Fan Shop, a virtual store that carries a greater selection of OU gear, allowing buyers to personally order any OU merchandise in any quantity. Some items you may be able to find in the virtual store include:

1.  Specialty Christmas gifts

2.  Golf bags

3.  Tailgate products

4.  Duffel bags

5.  Umbrella chairs

6.  Tents

So whether you’re in Kansas, Arizona, Japan, Hong Kong, or anywhere in between, Christmas is just around the corner, so start your shopping today!