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MLA Style Writing Guide: Article Examples

Journal article:

Fields, Ronald. "The Complexities of Noah in The Grapes of Wrath." The Steinbeck Review, vol. 6, no 1,

2009, pp. 52-61. JSTOR

Accessed 14 Aug. 2015. 

Wilson, Christopher P. "'He Fell Just Short of Being News': Gatsby's Tabloid Shadows." American Literature,

vol. 84, no. 1, 2012, pp. 119-149. 


Note: Only include the date of access if you found the article online. The second example above is of a print article. 


Russell, Tony, "MLA Formatting and Style Guide." The Purdue OWL, Purdue U Writing Lab, 12 Sept. 2016, Accessed 11 Oct. 2016.

Newspaper or magazine article:

Scrimgeour, Andrew D. "Scribbling in the Margins." The New York Times, 2 Feb. 2014,

Accessed 18 Aug. 2015.