This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Spring and Hibernate are for two different purposes where Spring, a web framework and Hibernate is a persistence technology. But yes you can use hibernate for object persistence/retreival with Spring. Both distributions contain very good documentation to start with.