Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

AL-ZAHRA (ON LINE ISSN 2502-8871) is an international journal published by the Faculty of Dirasat Islamiyah (FDI) Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University of Jakarta, INDONESIA

 

FOCUS

The focus is to provide readers with a better understanding of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Muslim community and present developments through the publication of articles and research reports.

 

SCOPE

AL-ZAHRA specializes in Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Muslim community 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

Hadīth Al-Zahrāʼ

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Al-Buḥūth wa al-Dirāsāt

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

AL-ZAHRA, published two times a year since 2002 (June and December), is an international language (Arabic), peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in Islamic studies and Arabic Language Studies. All submitted papers are subject to double-blind review process. Click here to get the information about author guidelines.

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.

ABOUT AL-ZAHRA

AL-ZAHRA (ON LINE ISSN 2502-8871) is an international journal published by the Faculty of Dirasat Islamiyah (FDI) Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University of Jakarta, INDONESIA.

AL-Zahra: Journal of Islamic studies and Arabic studies is a peer-reviewed journal on Muslim studies, provide readers with a better understanding of Islamic and Arabis studies in the Muslim world, present developments through the publication of article and research reports.

AL-ZAHRA specializes on Islamic and Arabic studies in the Muslim world, and is intended to communicate original researches and current issues on the subject.

All article will be reviewed by experts before accepted for publication. Each author is solely responsible for the content of published article.

 

Author Fee (Page Charge)

Al-Zahrā' Journal for Islamic and Arabic Studies is an open-access journal. In this journal, submission of articles is free of charge. Manuscript processing fees charged 500.000.- (IDR) (for Indonesian author) & $50 (for Foreign author). This includes peer-review, editing, publishing, DOI maintenance once their articles have been accepted, and allows direct access to the full-text versions of papers. Readers can read and download any full-text articles free of charge.

Plagiarism Policy

Al-Zahra: Journal for Islamic and Arabic Studies of Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable for all authors. Therefore, we establish the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified by Al-Zahra: Journal for Islamic and Arabic Studies. We use anti-plagiarism software detection (turnitin.com) to check the article submitted. 

 
Plagiarism is copying another person’s text or ideas and passing the copied material as your own work. You must both delineate (i.e., separate and identify) the copied text from your text and give credit to (i.e., cite the source) the source of the copied text to avoid accusations of plagiarism.  Plagiarism is considered fraud and has potentially harsh consequences including loss of job, loss of reputation, and the assignation of reduced or failing grade in a course."

This definition of plagiarism applies for copied text and ideas:
 1. Regardless of the source of the copied text or idea.
 2. Regardless of whether the author(s) of the text or idea which you have copied actually copied that text or idea from another source.
 3. Regardless of whether or not the authorship of the text or idea which you copy is known.
 4. Regardless of the nature of your text (journal paper/article, web page, book chapter, paper submitted for a college course, etc) into which you copy the text or idea.
 5. Regardless of whether or not the author of the source of the copied material gives permission for the material to be copied; and
 6.  Regardless of whether you are or are not the author of the source of the copied text or idea (self-plagiarism).
 
When plagiarism is identified by the Plagiarism Checker software, the Editorial Board is responsible for the review of each manuscript and will agree on measure according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the article in agreement with the following guidelines:
 
Minor Plagiarism
A small sentence or short paragraph of another manuscript is plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other papers or publications.
Punishment: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the manuscript and properly cite the original sources.
 
Intermediate Plagiarism
A significant data, paragraph, or sentence of an article is plagiarized without proper citation to the original source.
Punishment: The submitted article is rejected automatically.
 
Severe Plagiarism
A large portion of an article is plagiarized that involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulation, equation, law, statement, etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications.
Punishment: The paper is rejected automatically and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal.

Retraction

The articles published in Al-Zahra: Journal for Islamic and Arabic Studies will be considered to retract in the publication if:

1. They have clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g. data fabrication) or honest error (e.g. miscalculation or experimental error)

2. The findings have been published previously elsewhere without proper crossreferencing, permission or justification (i.e. cases of redundant publication)

3. It constitutes plagiarism

4. It reports unethical research

The mechanism of retraction follow the Retraction Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) which can be accessed at https://publicationethics.org/files/retraction%20guidelines.pdf