Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

MLA Style: Sample Works Cited Page

An introduction to MLA style for academic papers, based on the MLA Handbook, 8th Edition.

MLA Style

MLA Style is the format used by the Modern Language Association. Most papers written for classes in the arts and humanities use MLA style; instructors in other disciplines may also prefer MLA format.

MLA Style Resources

For additional information on MLA Style, consult

Sample Works Cited Page

Armstrong 8

Works Cited

Arhant-Sudhir, Kanish, et al. “Pet Ownership and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Supporting Evidence, Conflicting Data and Underlying Mechanisms.”

Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology & Physiology, vol. 38, no.11, Mar. 2011, pp. 734-38. EBSCOHost, doi:10.1111/j.1440-


Davis, Jeanie Lerche. “5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health.” WebMD,

pets#1.  Accessed 17 Oct. 2016.

Gorrell, Carin. “The Healing Power of Pets.” Psychology Today, vol.34, no. 2, Mar./Apr. 2001, p. 22. EBSCOHost,


“The Health Benefits and Risks of Pet Ownership.” Harvard Health Letter, vol. 41, no. 5, Mar. 2016, p. 3. EBSCOHost,

ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid= 5f520bd5-a3eb-4f94-aea9-de2241f2abd0%40sessionmgr103&vid=3&hid=115.

Wells, Deborah L.  “Associations between Pet Ownership and Self-Reported Health Status in People Suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.”

Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, vol. 15, no.4, Apr. 2009, pp. 407-13. EBSCOHost, doi: 10.1089/ac,.2008.0496.