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OSCOLA referencing guide

OSCOLA referencing guide

Table of Authorities and Bibliography

At the end of your work and after any appendices, you need to provide a structured list of all the sources you have used. This does not include any background reading and you should only list each source once, even if you have referred to it multiple times.

There are two separate elements, which are further sub-divided to indicate the different types of sources you have used:

  • Table of AuthoritiesThese are the primary sources you have used, and sections could include Cases, Legislation, Treaties
  • BibliographyThese are the secondary sources you have used and could include Books, Book chapters, Journal articles, Official publications, Websites

Unlike footnotes, references in the Table of Authorities and Bibliography do not have a full stop at the end.