Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IU specializes in Uṣūl al-Dīn which concern to Qur’an and Ḥadīth, Religious, Islamic Philosophy studies, and Islamic studies in general, and is intended to communicate original researches and current issues on the subject. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

General information

Criteria for publication

Ilmu Ushuluddin,receives many article related to submissions to be published. Thus, peer-reviewers accept articles selectively and  reject the papers which may need intolerable revisions. To be published in theTarbiyaJournal, a paper should meet four general criteria:

-          Presenting considerable evidence for its conclusions.

-          Clear novelty.

-          Distinct significance for scientists in the field.

-          Open for inter or multi disciplinary studies.

Overall, the acceptable paper should represent an outstanding comprehension which is liable to inspire the thinking develepment of the field. There should be a perceptible reason as to why the work deserves to be published in theTarbiyaJournal.

The review process

Each submitted manuscripts is  read by the editorial staff. Only those papers that seem most likely to meet our editorial criteria are sent for full peer review. Those papers assessed by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly based on internal and external advice from reviewer specialists in the field).

The potential manuscripts to our readership interest are sent for the next review, at least by two reviewers. The editors then take a decision based on the reviewers' recommendation.

Peer-reviewer Selection

Reviewer selection is essential for publication process based on many factors, including expertise, reputation, specific recommendations and our experience of reviewing the publication process.  Furthermore, we ensure the potential reviewers before sending them manuscripts to review.

Writing the review

The main purpose of the review is to provide the editors with the information needed to determine the accepted manuscripts. The review should also advise the authors as to how they can rewrite for better paper to comply with editorial requirements. As far as possible, a negative review should explain to the authors the weaknesses of their manuscript, so that rejected authors can understand the basis for the decision and see in broad terms what needs to be done to improve the manuscript. This is secondary to the other functions, however, and referees should not feel obliged to provide detailed, constructive advice to the authors of papers that do not meet the criteria for the journal (as outlined in the letter from the editor when asking for the review).

Anonymity

We conduct double-blind review so to authors and the reviewer unknown each other. Unless the reviewers feel so strongly to identify the author, nonetheless, we prefer that reviewers are anonymous throughout the review process and beyond.

Peer-review publication policies

All contributions submitted to the specialists for education area that are selected for peer-review. No less than two selected reviewers read the propective articles.

Ethics and security

Ilmu Ushuluddin editors may seek advice about submitted papers not only from technical reviewers but also on any aspect of a paper that raises concerns. These may include, for example, ethical issues or issues of access to data or materials. Very occasionally, concerns may also relate to the implications to society of publishing a paper, including threats to security. In such circumstances, advice will usually be sought simultaneously with the technical peer-review process. Overall, publishing decisions, the ultimate decision as to whether to publish is the responsibility of the editor of the journal concerned.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Publication Fee

Authors should not pay some processing fees (Free Charges) for article processing and DOI maintenance once their articles has been accepted. And readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge. Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.