About the Journal
Focus and Scope
ASY-SYIR'AH invites Islamic scholars, lawyers and jurists to write or disseminate research results relating to shari'a and law issues. Article does not reflect editorial opinion.
Peer Review Process
All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.
The Editor-in-Chief of Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.
1. Author submit the manuscript
2. Editor Evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]
3. Double-blind peer review process
4. Editor Decision
5. Confirmation to the authors
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Article Publication Charge
Asy-Syir'ah does not charge authors and readers with any fee. All the process of submission, publication, and maintenance of publication are free of charge.
Publication Ethics Statement
Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum is a peer-reviewed journal. This journal follows guidelines from Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the Editor-in-Chief, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (Fakultas Syari'ah dan Hukum Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta). Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum are dedicated to following best practices on ethical matters, errors and retractions. The prevention of publication malpractice is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Any kind of unethical behavior is not acceptable, and the journals do not tolerate plagiarism in any form.
Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum adapts COPE to meet high quality standard of ethics for publisher, editors, authors, and reviewers. As an essential issue, publication ethics needs to be explained clearly to improve the quality of the research worldwide. In this part, we explain the standard for editors, authors, and reviewers. Publisher don’t have right to interfere with the integrity of the contents and only support to publish in timely manner.
Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Managers
- Determine the name of the journal, scientific scope, scale, and accreditation if needed.
- Determine editorial board membership.
- Defines the relationship between publishers, editors, peer partners, and other parties in a contract.
- Appreciate things that are confidential, whether for contributing researchers, authors/writers, editors, and bestari partners.
- Applying norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
- Review journal policies and submit them to authors/authors, the editorial board, peer review partners, and readers.
- Generate behavioral code guides for the editor and peer-reviewed partners.
- Publish a journal regularly.
- Ensuring the availability of sources of funds for the sustainability of journal publishing.
- Build cooperation and marketing networks.
- Prepare licensing and other legality aspects.
Duties of Editors
- The editors of Asy-Syir’ah is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making their decisions.
- An editor evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
- The editors and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
- The editor, however, double checks each article before its publication.
Duties of Reviewers
- Reviewers assists the editors in making editorial decision;
- Reviews should be conducted objectively and should be supported by arguments clearly.
- Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editors and excuse himself from the review process.
- Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
- Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by a proper citation. A reviewer should also call to the editors’ attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
- Every manuscript submitted to Asy-Syir’ah is independently reviewed by at least one reviewer. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation.
- Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.
Duties of Authors
- Authors report the original researches;
- Data presented in the paper should be represented accurately;
- The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted;
- Authors responsible to only submit a manuscript that is free from plagiarism and academically malpractices.
- Authors must state the references from the works cited;
- Authors must write manuscripts based on the applicable rules of academic writing;
- An author should not publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
Duties of Publisher
- Asy-Syir’ah is responsible to publish articles after the process of editing, peer-review, and layout;
- Asy-Syir’ah responsible for academic freedom of the editors and reviewers;
- Asy-Syir’ah responsible for privacy, intellectual property, copyright, and editorial freedom.
It is basically author’s duty to only submit a manuscript that is free from plagiarism and academically malpractices. The editor, however, double checks each article before its publication.
First published: Muharram 1st, 1386/April, 22, 1966
Asy-Syir'ah is a scientific journal. ASY-SYIR'AH invites Islamic lawyers and jurists to write or disseminate research results relating to sharia and law issues. Article does not reflect editorial opinion.
Asy-Syir'ah has been accredited "B" by Surat Keputusan Direktur Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi Nomor 36b/DIKTI/Kep./2016. The validity period of accreditation from May, 2016 until May, 2021.
Asy-Syir'ah is published twice a year, on June and December.