Resources for learning about and evaluating CiviCRM for your organisation.
CiviCRM has demo installs where you can "click around" and try things out:
Login as demo with password demo.
Read the Documentation . You can download all available documentation in either PDF or zipped HTML format from our SourceForge Downloads site
You can learn about both common and unusual uses of CiviCRM by reading the questions people ask and the replies.