Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in OSCOLA style

Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in OSCOLA style

Cite A Encyclopedia article in OSCOLA style

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Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article using the OSCOLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the OSCOLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename, 'Title' (Publisher Year Published).

Example:

'The Trojan Horse Defense in Cybercrime' (2015) 21 Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title' (Publisher Year Published)

Example

the defence’s use of complex, arcane technology unsettles jurors and lead them to find reasonable doubt where there is none 'The Trojan Horse Defense in Cybercrime' (2015) 21 Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal 53

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