There are many sites on the Web you can use for help with MLA style, which is the style I want you to use for your final project papers. You'll need to use endnotes (easier to format than footnotes) and have a bibliography with at least 10 sources. Every footnote you use must be referenced in your bibliography.
There are many sources of MLA style help on the Web. They range from simple to nearly the full text of the print book. Here's a link to one of the simpler ones:
Google for others if this simplified version doesn't answer your questions about style.