We all have different ways of recording information etc.:
Many find the Web-based RefWorks tool useful. RefWorks allows one to create collections of citations by easily importing references from online databases.
These references can be stored and organized in folders. RefWorks will also format a Work Cited / Bibliography in many styles including APA and MLA.
See the RefWorks Quick Start guide (PDF).
Some Tips on Recording the Information Found, on Taking Notes etc.: