Law

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Referencing Tips & OSCOLA (video)
This video will cover referencing tips for students at any level. It will also show students where to go to find more help with referencing.

 

The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is designed to help the author to achieve consistency and to make life easier for the reader.

 

OSCOLA FAQ
Includes updates for changes to citation of EU and retained EU Legislation following Brexit and other changes to citation of EU cases and legislation. Also provides examples for:

  • A source cited in a secondary source
  • A judgment citing another judgment
  • eBooks
  • Book reviews
  • Radio programmes
  • Speeches
  • Dictionaries
  • Podcasts, YouTube etc

Note: The suggestions on this page have not yet been discussed and approved by the OSCOLA editorial board.

Assignment Calculators

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These assignment calculators will take your deadline and give you a suggested breakdown of tasks to help make research, planning, and writing more manageable.

Databases

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Inlcudes HeinOnline, LexisNexis, vLex Justis, and Westlaw.

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