This is a brief guide to basics of OSCOLA referencing with a focus on UK cases (law reports).
A list of OSCOLA resources including the official OSCOLA quick guide is available below.
The OSCOLA referencing style is used by the Law department (check your module handbook).
OSCOLA is a footnote style.
A step-by-step guide is also available at the bottom of this page.
Every time you use a source you should reference it, whether it is a primary source or a secondary source.
Primary Sources: cases, statutes, EU legislation and cases and European Court of Human Rights decisions.
Secondary Sources: books, encyclopaedias, journal articles, command papers, law commission reports, blogs and newspapers.
Please navigate to the subpages for Case Citations and Bibliography for more details.
After placing the cursor where you want the footnote to appear: