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Law: Referencing & RefWorks

DMU Law School Referencing guide

Referencing quick guide

The instructions below are taken from the DMU Guide to Footnote Referencing (on page 12) and show you how to reference a book in your first footnote, subsequent footnote and in your bibliography.

The instructions below are taken from the DMU Guide to Footnote Referencing (on page 12) and show you how to reference a journal article in your first footnote, subsequent footnotes and in your bibliography.

The instructions below are taken from the DMU Guide to Footnote Referencing (on page 11) and show you how to reference a case in your first footnote and subsequent footnotes. Cases are not included in your bibliography.

The instructions below are taken from the DMU Guide to Footnote Referencing (on page 11) and show you how to reference Legislation in your first footnote and subsequent footnotes. Legislation is not included in your bibliography.

The instructions below are taken from the DMU Guide to Footnote Referencing (on page 13) and show you how to reference a website in your first footnote, subsequent footnotes and in your bibliography.

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Referencing tutorial

Practice your legal referencing skills with this tutorial from Cardiff University.  

  

Good academic practice

See the main  'Referencing guide' for an introduction to referencing, plagiarism and good academic practice. 

RefWorks

RefWorks is a software designed to allow you to input, organise, manage, retrieve and format lists of references (bibliographies).

Other law referencing guides

The DMU Law School referencing guide is based on OSCOLA: the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities. Below are the more detailed OSCOLA guides on which the style is based.