Author Guideline

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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; Goudy Old Style, 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
    1. General Guidelines
    • The article is an original (library or field) research and has never been published in the journal of scientific or books.
    • Title of the article in accordance with the theme of each number as described above.
    • The number of pages between 20-25 for article 1.5 spaced on A4 size paper with Goudy Old Style and Sakkal Majalla(for words of  Arabic) with size 16 fonts.
    • Articles must include an abstract (150-200 words) in Indonesian and Arabic, and keywords (3-6 words).
    • Local and non-English words should be written italic. Arabic words should follow the Arabic transliteration guideline of Joint Decree (SKB) of the Minister of Religious Affairs and the Minister of National Education No. 158/1987 and 0543b/1987.
    • Reference must be given in footnote and use American Psychological Association Of Style 7th edition 

    All articles must be submitted by Online Submission at e-journal portal address: Submissions | Al-Ahruf (Journal for Arabic and Linguistics Education)  where author register as Author and/or offered as Reviewer by online. If authors have any problems about the online submission, please contact IT by phone number: 085731123070.

    1. Article’s Template

    The articles should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word article template.

    1. Reviewing of Articles

    Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. If two or more reviewers consider the articles unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within three months of the submission date. 

    1. Revision of Articles

    Articles sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. Revised articles can be sent through Online Submission Interface (Al-Ahruf (Journal for Arabic and Linguistics Education). The revised articles returned later than three months will be considered as new submissions.

    1. Withdrawal of Articles

    The authors are not allowed to withdraw submitted articles in the process of reviewing, because the withdrawal is waste of valuable resources that editors and reviewers spent a great deal of time processing submitted manuscript. The withdrawal can be direct requests or without confirmation in which the authors do not send their revised articles. For this circumstance, the authors and his/her affiliation will be blacklisted for publication in this journal.

    1. Plagiarism Check

    The editors will run plagiarism check using Grammarly and Google to track the level of media texts plagiarism

    1. Article Submission and Processing Charges

    ‘Anil Islam does not charge authors any fee for submitting, processing and publishing articles. All processes of article publication are free of charge. Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.

    1. User Rights

    All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) and accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative.