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Law: Referencing Guide

The library guide for Cambridge University's Squire Law Library.

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To find out more about the University of Cambridge's view on plagiarism and good academic practice, as well as further advice on how and when to reference, visit these guidance pages.

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Referencing style

Undergraduate and research students at the Faculty of Law are drawn to three different referencing styles. More details and guidance are below:


OSCOLA - Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities

The Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citation (password required - please contact the Squire enquiry desk)

The Maroonbook - The University of Chicago Manual of Legal Citation

Cite them right

FAQ: Citation of ebooks

A frequently asked question is how to cite ebooks.

There is extensive information on the ebooks@Cambridge LibGuide including how to cite electronic Legal Deposit texts.

There is also an OSCOLA FAQs webpage.

Referencing and citation

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For more information about copyright, consult our new Copyright LibGuide.

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