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EN 245: Growing Up In America

Online MLA Citation Examples

Citation Managers

EasyBib an interactive citation tool, MLA only

Landmark's Citation Machine an interactive citation tool

Zotero an interactive citation tool that lives in your browser

Print Citation Guides - Available @ the Reference Desk

** All the titles below are held on permanent reserve and may be requested at the reference desk.  These titles are for in-house library use only. **

Selected MLA Works Cited Examples

Book with one author

Author's name: Last name, First Name. Book Title (italicized). Publisher, date. 

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me. Grand Central Publishing, 2011. 

Article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Premier)

Author's name(s): Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Journal Title (italicized), volume, no./issue, year: pp. #. Name of Database (italicized), URL or DOI#.

Segal, Scott, et. al. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays." Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 153, no. 3, 2010: pp. 112-W44. Academic Search Premier, DOI: 


Author's name(s): Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of website (italicized), Pulisher (if different from title of website), date published (day mon. year), url.

Stafford, Tom. "Why Women Don't Report Sexual Harrassment." Mind Hacks, 20 Feb. 2017,