Author Guidelines

The Author Guidelines of “AL'ADALAH"  

1. Introduction

AL'ADALAH (E-ISSN: 2656-7369 / P-ISSN:1412-5439) is a peer-reviewed national journal published by Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Jember. It publishes articles of research results, applied theory studies, conceptual ideas, and especially concerning with social and Islamic culture issues.

AL'ADALAH, this journal was indexed in Garuda, Google Scholar, Dimensions, Index Copernicus, Moraref, Neliti, Slicit.net, etc. AL'ADALAH editorial board invites the authors to submit their manuscripts to be published in this journal.  

2. How to Write the Title, the Name, and the Author’s Address

The title of the manuscript should be written on the top of the first page with the centre text alignment. Meanwhile, the author’s name (without academic degree), and the affiliation address of the author, should be written with the centre text alignment also under the title of the article. The author should give three line spaces between the title and the author’s name. Then, the space between the author’s affiliation address and the abstract title is also three line spaces. The keywords must be written below the overall abstract for all words. Those should be arranged in alphabetical order and be separated by a comma maximally four words. 

The responsible author, the correspondence author, or the corresponding author must be written first and then followed by the second, the third, and so on. The communication regarding the article revision and the final statement will be informed via email to the correspondence author only. All referenced in the text must be listed in the references section, and vice versa, all that is written in the References should be cited in the text (The recommendations in this journal are based on the Chicago Manual Style 17 edition by using Reference Manager: Zotero or Mendeley).

3. The Manuscript General Guidelines

The manuscript text general guidelines are as follows:

  1. The manuscript is an authentic research result that has not been published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.
  2. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.
  3. The submission and the publication processes are free, without any additional fees.
  4. The manuscript that has been written under the guidelines of AL'ADALAH (in MS Word format, use this article template) must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the AL'ADALAH e-journal portal (http://aladalah.uinkhas.ac.id/index.php/aladalah/about) choose only one procedure. Then, register as one of the authors or reviewers at the “Register” bottom.
  5. The manuscript article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded. The template and the guidelines of the article writing are available in MS Word (*.doc/*.docx) format.
  6. The manuscript online submission can be viewed in the part of the online submission guidelines below.
  7. The manuscript which is inappropriate with AL'ADALAH  writing guidelines will be returned to the author before the reviewing process.
  8. The manuscript should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows: (subtitles as the order), which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author’s name (no academic title), (c) the affiliated author’s address, (d) the author’s email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) the discussion, (h) the conclusion, and (i) the references.
  9. The subtitles included in the discussion part (Introduction, Discussion, and Conclusion) should not be numbered in the Arabic numbering order started from one. The subtitles are written in bold and title case format. It uses the left text alignment without underline. The next expanded subtitles should be written in the bold and sentence case format, It should use the left text alignment and the numbering format level two.
  10. The manuscript can be written both in Indonesian, English, or Arabic with the standard language. The manuscript should consist of ten (10) to twenty-five (25) pages including pictures and tables. The article is written on A4-sized papers. 
  11. The text of the articles must be in Garamond font, 12pt font size, 1,5 line-spacing separated into two columns (not including for the main title, the author’s name, and the abstract) with the space between columns 10 mm.
  12. The words from uncommon or foreign languages are stated in Italic format. Each paragraph started 11 mm from the left side border while there is no spaces among paragraphs. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
  13. The tables and pictures are placed in the text group after the referenced tables or pictures. Each picture must be given a caption (Figure Caption) below the picture and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the picture title. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numbering format above the table followed by the table title. The pictures attachment should be guaranteed that they can be printed well (font size, resolution and line space are clearly seen). The picture, the table, and the chart should be placed in the centre between text groups. If it has a bigger size, it can be placed in the centre of the page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the important point.

4. The Guidelines for the Manuscript Body Text

The title of the manuscript: The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It cannot diverse multi interpretations. It has to be pinpoint with the issues that will be discussed. The beginning word is written in the capital case and symmetrically. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by their explanations. The article title should be written within fifteen words, 18pt font size in capital form, with the bold selection and in the centre text format. Meanwhile, the abstract has to be written within 150-250 words and followed by at least four keywords.

Introduction: The introduction must contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basic of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. In the scientific article format, it does not allow to write down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand new of the scientific article; an also the methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part.

Discussion: This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.

Conclusion: This is the final part containing conclusions and advice. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The advices contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

Bibliography: All the references that used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years. Each article should has at least ten references.

5. The Guidelines for the Citations and References

The author may cite several articles from AL'ADALAH . All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as Mendeley or Zotero. The writing format that used in AL'ADALAH follows the format applied by Chicago Manual Citation Style: 17th Edition.

6. The Guidelines for the Literature Reviews

The literature reviews should use a reference application management such as Mendeley or Zotero. The writing format that used in AL'ADALAH follows the format applied by Chicago Manual of Citation Style: 17th Edition.

7. The Online Submission Manuscript Guidelines

The manuscript text must be submitted by one of two systems (the second procedure is more preferable):

  1. The document should submitted by Online Submission System in the AL'ADALAH e-journal portal.
  2. Firstly, the author should register as either an author or reviewer (checking role as author or reviewer) in the “Register”.
  3. After the registration step is completed, log in as an author, click on “New Submission”. The article submission stage consists of five stages, such as:  (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation.
  4. In the “Start” column, chose Journal Section (Full Article), check all the checklists.
  5. In the “Upload Submission” Columns, upload the manuscript files in MSWord format in this column.
  6. In the “Enter Metadata” columns, fill in with all the author data and affiliation. Including the Journal Title, Abstract and Indexing Keywords.
  7. In the “Upload Supplementary Files” columns, the author is allowed to upload supplementary files, the statement letter, or any other else.
  8. In the “Confirmation” columns, if the data you entered are all correct already, then click “Finish Submission”.

If the author has difficulties in the submission process through the online system, please contact AL'ADALAH editorial team at WA: 085328075686 or email: jurnaladalah@gmail.com