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When writing with fountain pens, it’s utterly significant to have good ink and good paper as well

Qualities to think about when buying paper Generally, there are several significant qualities to a fountain pen-friendly paper, and depending on your priorities and choice of pen and ink, one quality may be more significant than another (or not significant at all): Bleedthrough/feathering. Many cheaper papers tend to exhibit a large amount of ink bleedthrough …

Advertisements comprise thirty percent of the material aired on television, and many of us will view more than two million commercials in our lifetimes

Advertising executives and marketing experts more than likely hope that we remain oblivious to the underlying messages that ads contain and that we perceive their work purely from entertainment and consumerist perspectives rather than for the purpose of critical assessment. We need to be aware of how advertisers appeal to us, and we should think …

The university press – a system on life support

A university press is most often a loss making entity serving an established research university. In addition to producing textbooks for students, its rationale has long been to serve the needs of scholars by publishing peer-reviewed research, advancing the university’s academic mission, and helping faculty members build up tenure. With several universities facing funding pressures, it has become increasingly difficult …

Tips for Making Print More Readable

Low vision often makes reading a difficult task in the following situations: When a diminished amount of light can come in the eye When the picture on the retina is blurred When the central portion of the retina (the macula) needed for reading is defective The contrast of the print on its background is affected …