- Java Brains: Maven - 10 video tutorials cover very basic Maven use cases.
- Maven By Example - free e-book which step-by-step how the Maven "world." I've notices that off-line PDF book is a little bit outdated (i.e. some POM samples)
- Maven Getting Started Guide - guide from Apache Maven Project
Tutorial, How-tos and FAQs
- Mkyong.com Maven Tutorial - short and descriptive Q&A tutorials.
- AVAJAVA - Maven Tutorials - very huge collection of how-to's and Q&A, there are about 80+ articles.
- Dzone Maven 2
Newcomers should clarify for yourself the next maven items which can potentially boost their productivity in future:
- Maven lifecycles
- Multi-module project
- Resource filtering
- Maven Profiles