Publishing Guidelines










I. General Guidelines

1. The journal publishes academic studies in the area of humanities and administrative in Arabic and English languages.

2. The journal publishes original, innovative work, which follows a sound methodology, referencing and has a proper thought and maintain language and style. Articles must not be a part of thesis or books.

3. The author(s) must provide three printed copies with a summary not exceeding (200) words. Articles submitted in English should provide a summary in Arabic language.

4. Research submitted for possible publication should not exceed 40 pages; size 21/28 cm. In Arabic text, please use Traditional Arabic, with font size 16 for the main text and bold for the title. In English texts, please use Times New Roman, with font size 12 for the main text and bold type 13 for the title. Also, use Traditional Arabic, size 12 for Arabic footnotes and Times New Roman size 10 for English footnotes.

5. The author should declare that the article submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Once the article is to be accepted, it is not permitted to be published in another journal.

6. All submissions are refereed and judged on academic rigor and originality. Initial comments are sent back to authors to carry out corrections before the final acceptance of the articles.

7. The author will be notified of the decision of accepting or rejecting the article. The submitted articles are the sole property of the journal whether the article is to be accepted/ rejected.

8. It is not allowed to republish the journal' articles in other sources without a written permission from the editor-in-chief.

9. The author of accepted articles will receive a complimentary author package of a hard copy of the journal issue as well as (5) re-prints of the article.

II. Technical Guidelines

1. A cover letter should be attached to the submitted article requesting an opportunity for possible publications. Details of each of the contributing authors should be supplied, as full name, title, the affiliation, postal address and correct email address.

2. Tables and figures should fit the space provided on the journal’s pages (12X18 cm). 3. Article files should be provided in Microsoft Word format.

4. You should cite publications in the text using the last named author's name, followed by the year (Smith, 2015). Page No. to be added in case of quotation (Smith, 2015: 66). (Smith et al., 2015), to be used when there are two or more authors.

5. At the end of the paper a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied using the surname. All references related to the article to be included.

- For books: Surname, Initials (year). Title of Book. Publisher, Place of publication. e.g. Harrow, R. (2005). No Place to Hide, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY.

- For journals: Surname, Initials (year), "Tale of article", Journal Name, volume, number, pages. eg Capizzi, M.T. and Ferguson, R. (2005)."Loyalty trends for the twenty-first century", Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 72-80.

6. Footnotes should be consistent and used only if absolutely necessary and must be identified in the text by consecutive numbers, enclosed in square brackets.

7. Appendices go after the reference list.