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Citation Resources: Web Resources

Works Cited Core Elements

Create your Works Cited list by following MLA style's core elements:

Include access dates in MLA's optional field. It is required by your professors.

Citations in your paper should be formatted in a black or grayscale font.

MLA Style Center Logo

URL Citations

DOI logoInclude a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to an online journal article when possible.

If no DOI is available, include a URL without http:// or https:// 

Permanent link logoOn a database, use the permanent link or permalink.

Include an access date at the end of a citation. Your professor requires it.

Basic Web Citation

Basic Web Citation

Blog

Blog CitationImage of Dr Matthew Harmon

Entire Website

Entire Website CitationLogo of American Folklife

Newspaper Article

Online Newspaper Article CitationLogo of the Sounding Board

Video

Online Video CitationImage of Dr. Rock LaGioia

Webpage | Editor

Editor of Web page CitationImage from Willa Cather Archive site

Webpage | No stated author/editor

Logo of Winona History CenterWeb page Citation without Editor