Introduction

The following guide is intended to help you swiftly access the information you need to correctly reference your work using the Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). It is not a substitute for reading the full guide, which is obviously the definitive and complete standard. However, this guide will help you quickly find guidance on referencing the most common type of source materials used in courseworks and projects/dissertations.

 

What is referencing?

 

Why is referencing important?

 

What systems of referencing are there?

 

What is OSCOLA?

 

Key points on OSCOLA

 

What do you want to cite?