A long time ago, a player friend of mine (Hanako) wrote a popular guide aimed at players unused with powerplay, it's been well received as a beginner's guide to a complex subject. And a few months ago I kept up the tradition and wrote three further guides.
Introducing the Popular guide to mining!
Mining is just complex enough that it warrants having a guide to explain the ins and outs. This guide's purpose is to help out commanders unused to space mining, and there's a tiny bit of of humor thrown in for good measure.
I have a thread with this stuck in the main forums, but it really belongs here...