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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: OSCOLA Style Guide

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes links to each style guide.


Law students are advised to use the OSCOLA Ireland Guide and the OSCOLA Quick Guide, in conjunction with the OSCOLA Standard Style.

Use the following book as your first choice for citing and referencing Law materials in UCD.

For additional details on citing and referencing below is the UK version of OSCOLA.

For further help on citing and writing in the Irish legal context, consult this key legal citation book below.