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Rinku from India uses our educational materials to advance her career in IT. She wanted to take a picture of herself with a printout of our logo. However, she can't afford a printer so she took a pict
Rinku from India uses our educational materials to advance her career in IT. She wanted to take a picture of herself with a printout of our logo. However, she can't afford a printer so she took a picture of herself with her laptop displaying our logo and emailed us her picture.
Lu is from China and currently studies in the US: "For a girl from China, I fully understand the pain of buying a legal copy of a U.S. textbook."
Lu is from China and currently studies in the US: "For a girl from China, I fully understand the pain of buying a legal copy of a U.S. textbook."
Idyawati is a Doctoral candidate at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Using our site, she gets world-class educational materials for free. She can spend her money on buying an extra se
Idyawati is a Doctoral candidate at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Using our site, she gets world-class educational materials for free. She can spend her money on buying an extra semester instead.
 
Olga is associate professor in at Moscow University, Russia, and uses our materials because they are "of higher quality, faster to access, easier to reference, and well...free!"
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Olga is associate professor in at Moscow University, Russia, and uses our materials because they are "of higher quality, faster to access, easier to reference, and well...free!"
Miguel, Sandra, and Xavi are from the creative elite in Barcelona. They sent us their picture because they want to support the democratization of knowledge.
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Miguel, Sandra, and Xavi are from the creative elite in Barcelona. They sent us their picture because they want to support the democratization of knowledge.
 

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Betty from China
Betty from China
Bjorn from Sweden
Bjorn from Sweden
Bo in his airport control tower
Bo in his airport control tower
Davids dog from the Czech Republic
Davids dog from the Czech Republic
 

 
Debayan from India
Debayan from India
Guang from China
Guang from China
Idyawati from Malaysia
Idyawati from Malaysia
 

 
Jens Christian from Denmark
Jens Christian from Denmark
Johnny from Taiwan
Johnny from Taiwan
Jonas from Denmark
Jonas from Denmark
Julien from Belgium
Julien from Belgium
 

 
Lemon and her friend from Taiwan
Lemon and her friend from Taiwan
Meanwhile at a library in Taiwan...
Meanwhile at a library in Taiwan...
Mads from Denmark
Mads from Denmark
Marie from Canada
Marie from Canada
 

 
Mette from Denmark
Mette from Denmark
Santa from the North Pole
Santa from the North Pole
Santa from the North Pole
Santa from the North Pole
 

 
Open Access in Taiwan
Open Access in Taiwan
Peter from Germany
Peter from Germany
Peter from Germany
Peter from Germany
 

 
Rinku from India
Rinku from India
Santa from Greenland
Santa from Greenland
Selina from Taiwan
Selina from Taiwan
Selina from Taiwan
Selina from Taiwan
 

 
Topi from Finland
Topi from Finland
Wei-Liang from China
Wei-Liang from China
Yannick from France
Yannick from France
Alexis from France
Alexis from France
 

 
Ingrid from Norway
Ingrid from Norway
Lu from China
Lu from China
Olga from Moscow
Olga from Moscow
Soeren from Denmark
Soeren from Denmark
 

 
Idyawati from Malaysia
Idyawati from Malaysia
Miguel Sandra and Xavi
Miguel Sandra and Xavi
Bertha the Dog
Bertha the Dog
Gee from Taiwan
Gee from Taiwan
 

 
Heather from England
Heather from England
Idyawati from Malaysia
Idyawati from Malaysia
Iraj from Jutland
Iraj from Jutland
Jonas from Denmark - and his Mac
Jonas from Denmark - and his Mac
 

 
Karl from Sweden
Karl from Sweden
Louise from Ireland
Louise from Ireland
Marten from Sweden
Marten from Sweden
Richie from India
Richie from India
 

 
Shafiq from Sweden
Shafiq from Sweden
Svetlana from Russia
Svetlana from Russia
Olga from Moscow
Olga from Moscow
 
 

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