Online Tuition in the Palaeography of Scottish Documents

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English handwriting
This site from Cambridge University concentrates on English Handwriting from the period 1500-1700.
This is the palaeography tuition part of the website of the National Archives (London) and includes tuition in Latin palaeography as well as English handwriting for 1500-1800.
This site from Leicester University contains sample images, tutorials and extensive bibliographies in relation to both medieval and early modern handwriting.


A limited resource with some interesting information for would-be palaeographers.

This online Palaeography course from the University of Melbourne, looking at handwriting from the medieval period, in the form of a CD-ROM coupled with web-based tuition.

Transcribe Bentham
TAn innovative crowd-sourcing project to transcribe the manuscripts of the philospher Jeremy Betham (1748-1832).

Dictionary of the Scottish Language
An online Scots dictionary, which is useful for those troubled by Scots words.

Scottish Language Dictionaries
This website gives information on the production of Scots dictionaries.