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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; 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

1-      Ethics

Al-Abqari is dedicated to presenting, promote, enhance and contribute to an inclusive understanding of Islam and Muslim in contemporary world to mention the fields of study accepted. The Editorial Board is responsible for preventing publication malpractice. Unethical behavior is unacceptable and Al-Abqari does not tolerate plagiarism in any form.  Authors who submit articles to Al-Abqari affirm that manuscript contents are original. Submission also implies that the manuscript has not been published previously in any language, either fully or partly, and is not currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

 

2-      Copyright

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

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 acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

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.

 

3-      Format

ABSTRACT

An abstract lenght; not more than 300 words. For Malay or Arabic manuscript an ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT AND TITLE IN ENGLISH must be accompanied with the manuscript. Keywords of three (3) to five (5) words.

Manuscript should be written using the following format:

  1. Type        :    Microsoft Word
  2. Font type  :    Times New Roman
  3. Font size  :     12
  4. Spacing    :    1.0

 

4-      Template

A manuscript template can be found here (MS WORD 2013 or MS WORD 97-2003)

The length of the article should not be more than 7000 words in length (excluding the abstract, references, tables and/or figures). 

Manuscripts in general should be organized in the following order:

Page 1: Running title. (Not to exceed 60 characters, counting letters and spaces). This page should only contain the running title of your paper. The running title is an abbreviated title used as the running head on every page of the manuscript. In addition, the Subject areas most relevant to the study must be indicated on this page. Select the appropriate subject areas from the Scope of the Journals provided in the Manuscript Submission Guide.

Page 2: Author(s) and Corresponding author information. This page should contain the full title of your paper with name(s) of all the authors, institutions and corresponding author's name, institution and full address (Street address, telephone number (including extension), hand phone number, fax number and e-mail address) for editorial correspondence. 

Text. Regular Papers should be prepared with the headings Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions in this order.

Illustrations. Tables, figures and plates should not be inserted within the pages of the manuscript but should be submitted on separate sheets attached to the article.

Tables should be prepared with the minimum use of horizontal rules (usually three are sufficient) and avoiding vertical rules.

It is important to provide clear copy of figures (not photocopies or faxes) which can be reproduced by the printer and do not require redrawing.

Citation Format/References. The Abqari journal follows the APA (American Psychological Association) style for all in-text citation and Chicago style for footnote referencing system. List of References/Bibliography should include (in alphabetical order by author) every work cited in the text.  Authors are asked to ensure that dates, spelling and titles are used in the References are consistent with those listed in the text. 

  1. Publication Fees

From January 2018, al-'Abqari will charge a publication fee of RM 200.00 (Malaysian Ringgit Two Hundred only) to each accepted article for publication. The author will be asked to pay the fee after the manuscript is accepted for publication.

Accepted manuscripts will not be edited and published until payment has been made. 

BENEFICIARY NAME     : UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA (USIM)

NAME OF BANK                : BIMB (BANK ISLAM MALAYSIA BERHAD)

USIM ACCOUNT NO.     : 05058010008884

BRANCH                                 : BANDAR BARU NILAI NEGERI SEMBILAN, MALAYSIA

BRANCH CODE                  : 4005058

SWIFT CODE:                      : BIMBMYKL

 

*Please email your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to:

abqarifkp@usim.edu.my

 

MAKLUMAN TAMBAHAN MENGENAI KAEDAH PEMBAYARAN

 

1)      Bayaran secara CEK/WANG POS/KIRIMAN WANG/DERAF BANK hendaklah dibuat atas nama BENDAHARI USIM

2)      Bayaran secara EFT/MEPS IBG boleh dibuat berdasarkan butiran berikut:

 

Beneficiary Name : Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) USIM

 A/C No. : 05058010008884

 Bank: Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB)

  

*Please email your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to:

abqarifkp@usim.edu.my

PERHATIAN

 MAKLUMAT BAYARAN SECARA EFT/MEPS IBG HENDAKLAH DIHANTAR SECARA POS KE JABATAN BENDAHARI USIM ATAU E-MEL nazrulhakim@usim.edu.my. SILA AMBIL PERHATIAN BAHAWA PIHAK TUAN/PUAN TIDAK DIBENARKAN MEMBUAT BAYARAN KEPADA USIM DENGAN MENGGUNAKAN MESIN “CASH DEPOSIT” (CDM) BIMB.

PIHAK JABATAN BENDAHARI USIM TIDAK BERTANGGUNGJAWAB KE ATAS SEBARANG TERIMAAN YANG TIDAK DIKENAL PASTI SEKIRANYA ARAHAN PENGHANTARAN MAKLUMAT BAYARAN TERSEBUT DAN LARANGAN PENGGUNAAN MESIN CDM TIDAK DIPATUHI.

 Sebarang pertanyaan berkaitan kutipan hasil USIM boleh dibuat kepada: Jabatan Bendahari Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia Bandar Baru Nilai 71800 Nilai Negeri Sembilan Tel: 06-798 8229

 

 *Please email your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to:

abqarifkp@usim.edu.my

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING PAYMENT

BANK ACCOUNT INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER

 

Beneficiary Name: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

 USIM A/C No.: 05058010008884

 Beneficiary Bank: BIMB Bandar Baru Nilai

 Branch Code: 4005058

 Swift Code: BIMBMYKL

 Branch Address: Ground Floor, PT7183 & PT7184, Jalan BBN 1/2E, Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800 Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, MALAYSIA

 

For bank confirmation and inquiries:

Manager: Encik Zulkarnanie Ariffin

Email: zulkarnan@bankislam.com.my

Tel: H/P: 6019-622 7706

Tel: 606-799 0277, 799 0549, 799 6124

Fax: 606-799 6217

 

*Please email your copy of the publication fee deposit slip to:

abqarifkp@usim.edu.my

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The editorial board holds the copyright to the article published in the journal. The writer may request permission to republish the article from the editor. The Abqari journal follows the APA (American Psychological Association) style for all in-text citation and Chicago style for footnote referencing system.