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Author Guidelines

Editorial Policy

All authors are invited to contribute their original manuscript to Journal of al-Turath. Al-Turath welcomes any forms of manuscript contributions that are either directly related or not to the Islamic studies perspectives whether from the aspects of Quran, Qira’at and Hadith

The accepted manuscripts will be assessed by the Editorial council and independent reviewer.

Authors who are interested to produce an original manuscript are encouraged to send their manuscript to Manager of Al-Turath via online filling-up a submission form  provided by the Journal of al-Turath website.

Publication Ethics

The manuscript sent to the editorial must be original and has never been published before. The manuscript cannot be under the acceptance of any journals to be published. Authors need to be reponsible to the productions of any illustrations, references, tables, figures etc. which are included in the writing of the manuscript from the replication elements and the truth from the original author’s copywrite.

Manuscript Specifications

All the manuscripts sent must adhere to the specifications of the journal article publication; manuscript must be typed written in the Microsoft Word with A4 size papers, and all texts must be typed double-spaced in Times New Roman font size 12pt.

Abstract written cannot be more than 200 words in Malay and English language. For a manuscript written in Arabic, abstract must be written in all the three languages.

Authors must prepare a short biodata which is not more than 50 words to be included at the last page of the manuscript.

The in-text citations must follow the author-date system. For every reference used in the text must be mentioned in the reference list. The writings of the manuscript must adhere to the APA (American Psychological Association) writing guidelines.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. Manuscript must include an abstract, describing its main points not exceeding 200 words in the Malay and English language. For a manuscript written in Arabic, abstract must be written in all the three languages.
  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  4. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  5. The text is double-spaced; uses a Times New Roman 12-point font for Malay and English manuscript or Traditional Arabic 16-point font for Arabic manuscript; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. 


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