Autodesk provides a variety of online and printed materials that help you to learn and use Autodesk® software or to develop complementary products. These materials are available in several formats.
The AutoCAD Land Desktop 2009 Getting Started guide introduces you to AutoCAD® Land Desktop, contains descriptions of the most significant features, and provides a quick tour of the user interface.
The Moving from Land Desktop to Civil 3D guide is intended to help you transition from using AutoCAD Land Desktop to using AutoCAD Civil 3D as your primary engineering design application. It will help you understand the many benefits of moving to Civil 3D, how your current workflows may change as a result of the move, and how to prepare for the move.
Access manuals and other material directly from the product by clicking the Help menu. The online Help system contains detailed information for both end users utilizing standard features of AutoCAD Land Desktop, and developers creating custom features using the API.