Guide to legal research materials at HKU Libraries
Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017
Australian Guide to Legal Citation
Call Number: R K114 A93
Publication Date: 3rd ed. 2010
This guide was developed by the Melbourne University Law Review Assoication and was adopted by many law reviews and journals in Australia. Print copy available in Law Library.
OSCOLA (Oxford Standard for Citations of Legal Authorities)
The Oxford Standard for Citation Of Legal Authorities is the British equivalent of the (US) Bluebook. It is designed to facilitate accurate citation of authorities, legislation, and other legal materials, and is widely used in law schools and by journal and book publishers in the UK and beyond. Comes with OSCOLA for EndNote styles, a starter kit for formatting cases, legislation, articles and books in footnotes in compliance with OSCOLA.
ALWD citation manual
Call Number: R K114 A47
Publication Date: 3rd ed. 2006
ALWD is a legal citation system for the US compiled by the Association of Legal Writing Directors. Citation format is very similar to that of the Bluebook.
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
Publication Date: Online ed. 2010
This work first appeared in 1993 and is a handy citation primer, aimed at introducing the basics through concise rule summaries linked to numerous examples, focussing on US legal materials. The book reflects changes appearing in the third edition of the ALWD Citation Manual, published in 2006 and The Bluebook, published in 2005.
Guide to Foreign & International Legal Citations
Call Number: R K114 G94
Publication Date: 2nd ed. 2009
Created by the Journal of International Law and Politics at New York University, this reference focuses exclusively on international citations rules. It includes 45 country citation systems and citation rules for international organizations, tribunals, and treaties.
Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation
Call Number: R K114 C21
Publication Date: 6th ed., 2006
This guide, also known as the McGill Guide, is the legal citation standard in Canada. It is published by the McGill Law Journal of McGill University's Faculty of Law and is used by law students and lawyers throughout Canada.