Solving integration dilemmas and giving students and faculty easy access
GREENVILLE, TEXAS, JANUARY 5, 2021 – Texas Book Company today launched its reimagined virtual platform, OnCourse, which combines all forms of course material content with the Company’s revered management and support services. The OnCourse platform is a trailblazing expandable program that delivers virtual solutions for all stakeholders; students, faculty and college administration. OnCourse advanced virtual platform provides seamless access to digital and print course materials, analytics, monitoring, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance for institutional needs.
The OnCourse platform provides a sleek and contemporary school-branded landing page, and integrates into LMS and SIS platforms to deliver a cohesive experience for faculty and students. The OnCourse streamlined site provides straightforward directive verbiage on the landing screen, and one-click access to course materials and a full assortment of school-branded merchandise. OnCourse delivers all functionality and service of a brick-n-mortar store in a virtual environment.
- Buy/Sell/Rent course materials
- Print, digital and publisher subscriptions
- Search features by course, ISBN, Title, Author
- Full line of logo merchandise and supplies
- 24-hour order fulfillment
- Secure checkout
- Financial aid accepted
- Faculty online research tools and adoptions
- OER, print and digital options
- Integration with LMS and SIS
- Registrar integration
- Customized sales and usage reporting
- “Opt-out” compliance for digital and one-price programs
“Texas Book Company’s investment in virtual services reinforces our commitment to the future of campus store and course material operations,” said Darren Croom, president of Texas Book Company. “OnCourse is much more than a shopping site for course materials. OnCourse offers all the products and services of the campus store, with the added ease of online ordering, digital downloads and connection to interactive digital materials. OnCourse administrative tools ease faculty adoptions and provide financial aid integration. It’s is a “one-stop” campus store virtual solution; the next generation in virtual campus store management.”
OnCourse is built to be flexible. For schools that need more than a virtual store, we offer OnCourse+, which allows schools that want to remain independent to partner with OnCourse for professional course material management. OnCourse+ provides off-site, on-campus, virtual, or a combination depending on institutional needs. Schools ready to turn over the course materials department to the experts can trust us to deliver top-tier technology, affordability and service. The school maintains store control and eliminates the risk and responsibility of the course materials department.
Established in 1975, Texas Book Company is one of the largest academic retail companies in the U.S. serving the higher education industry. Texas Book Company's Retail, Military and OnCourse divisions provides customized management on on-campus and virtual bookstores for college and dual-credit institutions. The Company’s OnCourse platform provides 100% uptime during peak seasons and fail-safe procedures that further guarantee the security of valuable sales, ordering, inventory, and operations information.