Referencing is a system that enables you to accurately record in your assignments the authors and sources you have read and the ideas you have discovered. There are several important reasons why you need to reference correctly:
You need to provide a reference:
This applies to any source you use - books, journal articles, newspapers, government reports, archival material, websites, images or any other source of information.
The referencing style for the Law School at University of Westminster is OSCOLA (which stands for the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities). See the links below for further information and guidance on using this referencing style.