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The OSCOLA (Oxford University Standard for Citation Of Legal Authorities) style of referencing is designed to facilitate the accurate citation of authorities, legislation, and other legal materials. It is widely used in law schools and by journal and book publishers in the UK and beyond.

OSCOLA is edited by the Oxford Law Faculty, in consultation with the OSCOLA Editorial Advisory Board.

At Staffordshire University this style of referencing is only used within the Law School.

Useful links:

CiteThem Right Online (CTRO) for OSCOLA

Cite Them Right Online (CTRO) is a comprehensive referencing resource. It will help you to cite and reference just about any source. There is also information on the basics of referencing, top 10 referencing tips, understanding plagiarism and lots more.

There are now separate sections for specific referencing styles.



CTRO Tutorial

CTRO have produced a tutorial to help you make best use of the software:  Access the OSCOLA tutorial