If you are a new participant in the IETF, this page is meant for you. It gives a short introduction, some general advice to new participants, and a guide to sources of further information.
Tutorials educate IETF participants about the IETF, the IETF process, and specific technical topics.
The IETF Guides Program matches experienced IETF participants with newcomers in order to aid their integration into the IETF community through advice, help, and collected wisdom.
This document describes many aspects of the IETF, with the goal of explaining to newcomers how the IETF works.