For people who already use LaTeX, I’ll be discussing some LaTeX packages relevant to the humanities (particularly to Middle Eastern Studies). Hopefully this will save you trawling the internet for information.
These posts will be interspersed between more basic information that I’ve categorized ‘Getting Started’.
For newcomers to LaTeX, add-on features for the system are known as packages. For example, multicol allows you to use multiple columns in a document, while the url package lets you properly format links.