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African American Biography: Citing Your Sources

MLA - In Brief

In-text citation names the author of your source with the page number in parentheses. A works cited page provides publication information about all of your sources in list sorted alphabetically by author/editor last name (or title of work if no author.)

IN-TEXT

On average, one child will use between 8,000 and 10,000 diapers before becoming toilet trained.  (Clean Air Council)

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According the to Clean Air Council, each child in the United States uses between 8,000 and 10,000 diapers.

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WORKS CITED

Clean Air Council. "Waste Facts and Figures." CleanAir.org. Clean Air Council, 2006. Web. 23 September 2010.

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