Referencing and RefWorks
When studying law at RGU, you will use the OSCOLA system of referencing.
If you have any questions, get in touch at email@example.com.
Please note: this guide is intended as a signpost for information regarding the OSCOLA referencing system. The official guidance from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford is available to view below.
OSCOLA: Official guides
Official OSCOLA guidance from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford.
OSCOLA Quick Reference Guide (pdf)
Basic referencing requirements of OSCOLA.
Full guide to the current edition of OSCOLA.
OSCOLA: Citing International Law section (pdf)
Guidance on citing select international legal sources not specified in OSCOLA fourth edition.
Guidance on OSCOLA conventions and source types not covered in fourth edition guide.
OSCOLA: Interactive guides
Interactive, multimedia guides designed to help develop your knowledge of how OSCOLA works.
Citing the Law: Referencing using OSCOLA (Cardiff University Library Service)
An introduction to citing references using OSCOLA (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)
Interactive OSCOLA Tutorial (City University of London)
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations (Cardiff University)
A useful reference for sourcing court and law report abbreviations to use in OSCOLA citations.
OSCOLA: Further resources
Additional resources illustrating the basics of referencing using OSCOLA.