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WVU Parkersburg Announces as the University’s New Official Online Bookstore Partner

WVU Parkersburg Announces as the University’s New Official Online Bookstore Partner was selected to serve as the official online bookstore of WVU Parkersburg.

Parkersburg, W.Va. (March 13, 2024) — In the search for the perfect partner to serve as the institution’s official online bookstore, WVU Parkersburg has announced the selection of renowned edtech company to launch in partnership in the summer of 2024.

Founded in 1961 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, WVU Parkersburg is an independently accredited community and technical college. Offering a wide range of programs and majors, WVU Parkersburg is the only public community and technical college to issue baccalaureate degrees. The institution values student access to their educational materials. By announcing the partnership with as the official online bookstore, WVU Parkersburg students are granted access to high-quality course supplies at affordable prices. provides students with an online bookstore experience that simplifies and eases the stress of purchasing course materials. Through the partnership, a customized online storefront will be designed and prepared with students’ needs in mind. By using single sign-on, students will have immediate access to a one-stop shop for their professor-selected course materials. These materials will be available in new, used, digital, or rental formats, with school-exclusive shipping options that will allow students to make purchase selections that best fit their unique educational styles or needs and allow them to stay within budget. With access and affordability as a core value, also offers access to the online bookstore Marketplace where students can purchase course materials from third-party vendors typically at additional steep discounts.

WVU Parkersburg professors and instructors will be granted many great benefits through this partnership. Through the online storefront, professors and instructors can use’s advanced research tools to assist in their task of selecting and assigning course materials that fit their needs. With insights into real-time pricing and availability, professors and instructors can make informed selections with their students’ purchasing habits, access, and affordability in mind.

“ is proud of our ability to provide an elite online bookstore shopping experience that brings students access to the educational tools they need to succeed without exhausting their resources,” said Matt Montgomery, President and CEO of “We are honored to have been selected as the official online bookstore partner to work alongside WVU Parkersburg.”

“WVUP considered several providers for a textbook service before choosing In addition to a campus team who listened to presentations from companies, we also chose to talk to other colleges who were utilizing different service providers. We believe will provide for more offerings for our students. And while this process is different than our previous provider, books will still arrive quickly to the campus or to homes and will be eligible for previous financial aid benefits. It will continue to be a seamless process for students to have the books and supplies necessary to be successful in their courses, which is always our ultimate goal – student success,” said Dr. Torie Jackson, President of WVU Parkersburg.


WVU Parkersburg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

About WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg, established in 1961, is a life-changing institution for the students and communities it serves. The college offers over 50 degree programs, workforce development, short-term career training programs and community education classes. WVU Parkersburg is also the only community and technical college in West Virginia to offer bachelor’s degrees, and it is home to WPKM 96.3 FM, the first community college radio station in the state.

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