Introduction to OSCOLA

Introduction to OSCOLA
21 Feb 2017, 14:30 to 21 Feb 2017, 15:30
Research Training
IALS Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Ms Laura Griffiths, IALS


OSCOLA stands for the Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities. In this session you will learn how to

  • cite your references using OSCOLA
  • avoid plagiarism
  • cite UK legislation & cases
  • cite foreign legal materials
  • cite books & journal articles
  • cite websites & online material
  • cite international law
  • cite a source that isn't covered by the OSCOLA rules
  • write your bibliography
  • keep your word count down by cross-referencing footnotes

This lecture is for postgraduate students, PhD students and academic staff.


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