Month: August 2021

Quotations in OSCOLA

Styling quotations using OSCOLA

Good academic writing is enhanced with relevant quotations from the sources you have consulted during your research, or sometimes you’ll need to quote part of a statute or legal case to support an argument. It’s important to use the correct punctuation to indicate that the wording is a quotation, rather than your own. This attributes …

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Running text in OSCOLA

The running text in OSCOLA style

The ‘meaty’ part of your manuscript or essay, dissertation, thesis, the part that contains your writing, your words, is known in editing circles as the ‘running text’. Whilst the OSCOLA fourth edition guide does not set out any specific rules about font, line spacing or size, it does drop little hints here and there about …

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