If you want to keep track of your references as you are finding them, and if you use Mozilla Firefox, try Zotero. It's a free Mozilla add-on that makes it easy to save and correctly format your article citations as you find your sources, whether in library databses or on the general web.
In addition, you may want to try a citation generator such as KnightCite, this one from Griffith, or Referencite -- but they're not always perfect, so check with a style guide too.
Ready resources: Style guides in print
MLA Handbook by The Modern Language Association of America"The ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template of core elements. It features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index"--
The University of Central Oklahoma recognizes the university's main campus is located on the traditional lands of the Caddo and Wichita people. Visit the UCO Land Acknowledgement website to learn more.