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Author Guidelines

Articles submitted for publication must conform to the following guidelines:

1. Articles should discuss the themes of Sharia or Law.

2. Articles are writen in Indonesian or English.

3. 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).

4. All submission should be in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format; Garamond 12 pt; double-spaced; a A4 paper size; margins: top 4 cm, bottom 3 cm, left 4 cm, right 3 cm; 6.000-8.000 words; all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

5. General format:

  • Title (reflect a specific focus of study; maximum of 12 words)
  • Author (without academic degree; institution/university; mailing address; email)
  • Abstract (one paragraph; 100-150 words in Indonesian and English; reflect the contents of the article)
  • Keywords (maximum of 5 words that reflect the main concepts of the article in question)
  • Introduction (provides the context for the problem/question being addressed; methods and theory used to solve the problem/question being addressed)
  • Body (consists of subtitles)
  • Conclusion ( a summary of the paper’s findings)
  • Bibliography (minimum of 20 references; preferably using references in the last 10 years)

6. Bibliographical reference must be noted in footnote. When a source is cited for the first time, full information is provided: full name(s) of author(s), title of the source in italic, place of publication, publishing company, date of publication, and the precise page that is cited. For the following citations of the same source, list the author’s last name, two or three words of the title, and the specific page number(s). The word ibid. may be used, but op.cit., and loc.cit. are not. See examples:

  • M. Cherif Bassiouni, The Islamic Criminal Justice System (London: Oceana Publication, 1982), hlm. 25.
  • Anwar Harjono, Hukum Islam: Keluasan dan Keadilannya, Cet. 2 (Jakarta: Bulan Bintang, 1987), hlm. 11-12.
  • Ibid.
  • Bassiouni, The Islamic, hlm. 30.
  • G.H. Bousquet, “Ibadat”, dalam The Encyclopedia of Islam, ed. Lewis, et.al. (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1971), III: 647.
  • Mohamed al-Nowaihi, “Problems of Modernization in Islam”, The Muslim World, LXV, 3 (1975), hlm. 176-7.
  • Muhammad Khalid Masud, Filsafat Hukum Islam: Studi tentang Hidup dan Pemikiran Abu Ishaq al-Syathibi, terj. Ahsin Muhammad (Bandung: Pustaka, 1996), hlm. 240.
  • Muhammad, “Ekonomi Islam: Redefinisi Sistem, Ilmu dan Metodologi”, dikutip dari http://www.msi-uii.net/-artikel108/ accessed 29 October 2004.

7. Bibliography is sorted alphabetically and should conform to the following format: author(s) full name(s) (last name first), title of the source in italic, place of publication, publishing company, and date of publication. See examples:

  • Bassiouni, M. Cherif, The Islamic Criminal Justice System, London: Oceana Publication, 1982.
  • Harjono, Anwar, Hukum Islam: Keluasan dan Keadilannya, Cet. 2, Jakarta: Bulan Bintang, 1987.
  • Masud, Muhammad Khalid, Filsafat Hukum Islam: Studi tentang Hidup dan Pemikiran Abu Ishaq al-Syathibi, terj. Ahsin Muhammad, Bandung: Pustaka, 1996.
  • Al-Nowaihi, Mohamed, “Problems of Modernization in Islam”, The Muslim World, LXV, 3 (1975).

8. The article is submitted to: asy-syirah.uin-suka.com. (Please remember your user name and password).

 

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. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • 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.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.

 

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