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OSCOLA referencing guide (Online): Two or Three Authors

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Books with two or three authors

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a footnote reference to a book with two or three authors and in the bibliography.


For two or three authors, all named authors must be included. You must insert an 'and' before the last author's nameTo use a footnote, put a superscript number into your text and then the footnote at the bottom of the page. 


Author, Title (edition, Publisher | year) page number.


13 Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson, Publishing Law (4th edn, Routledge 2011) 32


The only difference is the author is now listed surname first for the first author and you do not include page numbers


Author, Title (edition, Publisher | year)


Jones H and C Benson, Publishing Law (4th edn, Routledge 2011)