This Companion offers a thorough, concise overview of the emerging field of humanities computing. * Contains 37 original articles written by leaders in the field. * Addresses the central concerns shared by those interested in the subject. * Major sections focus on the experience of particular disciplines in applying computational methods to research problems; the basic principles of humanities computing; specific applications and methods; and production, dissemination and archiving. * Accompanied by a website featuring supplementary materials, standard readings in the field and essays to be included in future editions of the Companion.