A. Peer Review Policies

Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC) uses double-blind review policy, in which both the author(s)' and the reviewer(s)' identity is kept hidden until the manuscript is accepted for further editing and publication.

Each submitted manuscript is evaluated on the following basis:

  1. The originality of its contribution to the field of scholarly publishing;
  2. the soundness of its theory and methodology given the topic;
  3. the coherence of its analysis;
  4. its ability to communicate to readers (grammar and style)

Normal turn-around time for screening and evaluation of manuscripts is four to five months from the date of receipt.

 

B. Open Access Policy

Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC)  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. We do not charge both for article submission and processing.

 

C. Screening for Plagiarism

To ensure the originality of the articles, Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC) uses TURNITIN. Plagiarism check is conducted in the screening process of the submitted manuscripts. Only plagiarism-free manuscripts are sent to assigned editor(s) to be followed up with the review process. Submissions with minor plagiarism issues will be notified to revise and resubmit, while manuscript with serious plagiarism issues will be rejected and archived.

 

D. Author and Editing fee Policy

Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC)  DOES NOT CHARGE fees for any submission, article processing (APCs), and publication of the selected reviewed manuscripts. Journal subscription is also open to any individual without any subscription charges. All published manuscripts will be available for viewing and download from the journal portal for free.

 

E. Copyrights, Permissions, Reprints & Licensing

Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC) uses license CC-BY-SA or an equivalent license as the optimal license for the publication, distribution, use, and reuse of scholarly works. This license permits anyone to compose, repair, and make derivative creation even for commercial purposes, as long as appropriate credit and proper acknowledgement to the original publication from Journal of Islamic History and Culture (IJIHC) is made to allow users to trace back to the original manuscript and author. Readers are also granted full access to read and download the published manuscripts, reprint and distribute the manuscript in any medium or format.