Law - Referencing


Try the Oscola section of the Referencing@Portsmouth website visible across the library Website under the purple r button 

Download the following Library guides for Oscola referencing

You can also look at these resources:

Use this to decipher others' abbreviations or to create your own using the preferred abbreviation given here.

A tutorial with useful self tests for those starting with OSCOLA

The full official guidance on this system of referencing is here Oxford University Standard for Citation of legal Authorities with a short guide here.

These do not however cover international sources so for those use this earlier advice

Book Locations

commercial law - 346.4107
contract law - 346.4102
employment law - 344.4101
English legal system - 347.41
EU law - 341.242
EU legal system - 340.0917124
landlord & tenant law - 346.410434
tort law - 346.4103


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