You shouldn't need to waste your money on a glossary.
I'm not the greatest person in 3D either, but you can pick up a lot pretty easily, and most is common sense.
It would be much cheaper to just ask here at SM.
I've asked a lot of questions that i thought were dumb, but i still got an answer.
There's somebody out there just like you or me, maybe just one step ahead, and wlling to give help.
Never hurts to ask.