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.
Chapter 6 covers Spring JDBCand ORM modules. We have used Hibernate 4 (a JPA provider) to demonstrate usage of Spring ORM module. If you are using Hibernate 3, instructions are provided on how to use Spring ORM module with Hibernate 3.