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Author Guidelines

Islam Transformatif: Journal of Islamic Studies Brief submission guideline:


  • Islam Transformatif : Journal of Islamic Studies only accepts manuscript submitted in Microsoft Word format. Others format will not be accepted.
 Article Organization :
  1. The journal invites scholars and experts working in all disciplines in Islamic and Social Studies.
  2. Articles should be original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals.
  3. The manuscript should be typed in MS document format with Garamond, size 12 pts, one and a half-space, A4 paper roughly 12 to 20 pages. The manuscript needs to be submitted online to Humanisma website through the Open Journal System (OJS) at : 
  4. The article should be written in Indonesia, English or Arabic. The title of the article is written not more than 16 words. The title of the article, the name of its author or authors, email address, and institution are at the top of the article.
  5. All submissions must include 100-200 words abstract and 3-5 keywords. The abstract of the research paper should contain title, purpose and method, and research finding, and conclusion. Meanwhile, the abstract of non-research paper includes the title, purpose, discussion, and conclusion.
  6. Quotations, passages, and words in local or foreign languages should be translated into English.
  7. Full research papers have broad relevance and contribute something new to Islamic and Social Studies. It includes:
    • Background: To explain the theoretical background, related research, the practical applications and the nature and purpose of the article.
    • Results (findings) and Discussion: Results should be clear and concise. The discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.
    • Conclusion: The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a discussion or results and discussion section.
    • References: References are listed in alphabetical order. Each listed reference is cited in the text, and Non-research papers include major themes, logical development of the theme, author's point of view, implications, inferences, or conclusions.
  8. References and notes should be managed using Mendeley Reference Management with Chicago Style 16th Edition and should be written alphabetically as follows:
    • De Porter, Bobbi dan Hernacki, (1992), Quantum Learning, Bandung: Penerbit Kaifa.(book)
    • Puteri, Hesi Eka, Kontribusi BPRS Merealisasi Financial Inclusion dalam Penguatan Ekonomi Lokal: Evaluasi Empiris dan Penguatan Strategi, Islam Realitas: Journal of Islamic & Social Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, Juni 2015, h. 20. (Journal)
    • Sujimat, D. Agus, “Penulisan karya ilmiah”. Makalah disampaikan pada Pelatihan Penelitian bagi Guru SLTP Negeri di Kabupaten Sidoarjo tanggal 19 Oktober 2000 (Tidak diterbitkan). (Paper)
    • Karunia Mulya Firdausy, in Memoriam Thee Kian Wie, “Birograsi Hambat Kemajuan Ekonomi dan Peneliti”, Harian Kompas, Kamis, 13 Februari 2014 (Article)
    • Rosadi, Asep, “Syarat Kredit KUR BRI”, www. Blogaseprosidi.html, diakses pada tanggal 10 Februari 2014. (Online Reference)
  9. All submitted papers are subject to a review of the editors, editorial board, and blind reviewers.
  10. The editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that are not in accordance with this guideline.
  11. All URL addresses in the text are activated.
  12. Author of articles published will receive free one copy of the journal and ten off-prints.
  13. The text address the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the OUTLINE, which is found in About the Journal.
  14. The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


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:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. 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 acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. 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 (See The Effect of Open Access).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.