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OSCOLA referencing guide (Online): One Author

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Books with one author

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a footnote reference to a book with one author and in the bibliography.

Footnote

To use a footnote, put a superscript number into your text and then the footnote at the bottom of the page. 

Format:

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

Example:

12 Jonathan Herring, Medical Law and Ethics (4th edn, Oxford University Press 2012) 146.

Bibiliography

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

Format:

Author, Title (edition, Publisher | year)

Example:
Herring J, Criminal Law (7th
edn, Macmillian 2011) 

Jones G, Goff and Jones: The Law of Restitution (1st supp, 7th edn, Sweet & Maxwell 2009)