So I've found a few links to help you set up your database in Access.
Microsoft has a sample database you can download to practise the different things available - it's great to have a sample to get ideas and work out how someone else did it! Visit it here:
This site has a list of examples by Microsoft as well:
About.com has a lot of information on how databases work in general, as well as tips and instructions for Access. This particular page shows you some basic fundamentals.
Please let me know if you find any other useful sources of information when creating your database so I can let everybody know.