Picking Up That Over-Sized Ukelele
Hurtin' for the glory of music!
Teaching yourself how to play the guitar
How To Get Started
As for your sources, YouTube will be one of your best friends. Considering you can find a "how to" video on almost anything, you can find a tutorial on guitar basics and work your way up from there! Google of course is also very handy, especially once you've understood the basics of a guitar, from frets, string order, and finger placement. Plus, you can find chord sheets which display finger placement corresponding to a chord.
In the video below, we have an example of a beginner tutorial from YouTube.