Skip to Main Content

MLA Help: Works Cited Page Visually

Works Cited Page Example

Works cited example small

Click image to enlarge.

Journal Article

Journal article matched with citation parts

The final citation for this journal article will read:

Häggström, Margaretha. “Being in the Forest—A Matter of Cultural Connections with a Natural Environment.” Plants, People, Planet, vol. 1, no. 3, 2019, pp. 221–32. Academic Search Complete,

You can see where on the detailed record of the article each piece of information was found. The part that says Academic Search Complete is the name of the database that has the article. 


Book with matching MLA citation

The final citation for this book will read:

Bazelon, Emily. Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. Random House, 2013.


Picture of webpage matched with parts of MLA citation

The final citation will read:

Kann, Drew. “More Americans are Alarmed by Global Warming Than Ever Before, Survey Reveals.” CNN, 17 Jan. 2020, Accessed 20 Dec. 2022.

The date at the end is the date you accessed the website. It is not required but is recommended, especially if the date of the item is missing. 

MLA Works Cited Page Example

Works Cited page example