Parchment: An Old Technology Whose Time Has Come

Parchment Making, Das Ständebuch, 1568

Everywhere I travel, I hear people saying the same thing: “The time has come for parchment to regain its former and well deserved preeminence in the field of literature and letters.” Parchment began to lose its dominance in Europe when paper was introduced into Spain in the 11th century.¬†The greater availability of writing materials helped […]

Universities Require Handwritten Papers

Do you remember learning how to print neatly in second grade? And how is your cursive? If you plan to attend a university, apply for a job, or write anything that needs to be your own work, you might consider brushing up on your penmanship. In an effort to prevent plagiarism, Harvard™ University is requiring […]

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