Barnes & Noble College is Key Sponsor of 2011 NACAS Annual Conference

October 19, 2011

Will you be attending this year’s NACAS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, from October 23-26? Stop by the Barnes & Noble College booth #501 (at the exhibit hall entrance) to learn more about our commitment to innovation, advanced technology, student insight, superior products and services, and higher education focus.




Latest updates — We’re proud to offer the industry’s first multi-channel rental program and the largest and fastest growing eTextbook program. Come see what’s hot this fall and spring on campus – from trendy clothing and cool dorm gear to an expanding array of convenience foods.

Demos — Stop by to see NOOK Study™ in action. The “coolest digital study tool around,” according to, has already been downloaded by over a million students nationwide. Come see how this remarkable application delivers a single integrated solution that enables students to use technology they already own to gain access to the features, content, and tools they need to improve academic performance.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to register to win a free NOOK Color™ or The Simple Touch Reader™.

Guest Speaker Dr. Will Miller to Present at Opening Session

What do you get when you combine a therapist-minister-comedian with a life-enhancing message?  A presentation to remember!

Barnes & Noble College is a proud sponsor of the opening general session with Dr. Will Miller on Sunday, October 23 at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Miller’s presentation is an inspiring and instructive message about establishing equilibrium in your life. What makes this teaching truly unique is the way Miller combines his speech with stand-up comedy. He offers a new approach to finding balance and fulfillment in your life.

Jade Roth to Speak at Educational Session

Learn about the latest advances in course materials and digital education from Jade Roth, vice president of books and digital strategy at Barnes & Noble. Ms. Roth will be speaking at the “Industry Leaders Share Perspectives on the Future of Course Materials and Digital Delivery” session on Tuesday, October 25, at 2 p.m.

The panel will review their perspectives on course materials, the digital future, and how it can change the way students and faculty interact with learning materials. They will also preview some of the newer digital textbook offerings available and discuss how to implement a digital strategy that addresses student, faculty and institution needs in this quickly changing marketplace.

For information on this conference, visit