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Author Guidelines


  1. The Manuscript should be written in Indonesian or English and have never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. Manuscript may take the form of research, case studies, or literary studies.
  3. The author should register as an author. The guides to register and submit the paper are at the bottom.
  4. The Manuscript will publish in Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah after being reviewed by peer reviewers.
  5. The Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The writing template can be downloaded here.



Rosdalina Bukido (12pt Bold)

Faculty of Sharia, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Jl. Dr. S.H. Sarundajang Kawasan Ring Road I Kota Manado, 95128



Faradila Hasan (12pt Bold)

Faculty of Sharia, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Manado, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Jl. Dr. S.H. Sarundajang Kawasan Ring Road I Kota Manado, 95128



ABSTRACT (12pt Bold)

 This is a new author guidelines and article template of Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah since the year 2018 publication. The article should be started by Title of Article followed by Authors Name and Affiliation Address and abstract. This abstract section should be typed in Italic font and font size of 10 pt and a Times New Roman font and the distance between the lines of one space number of words of 150-250. The abstract should be typed in English. The Abstract is miniature content of the entire writing statement, comprise problem, purpose, method, scientific finding results, and a short conclusion. The abstract should only be typed in one paragraph and one-column format.

 Keywords: The author guidelines; Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah; template.


Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah, with registered number ISSN 1693-4202 (Print), ISSN 2528-0368 (Online) is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in June and December by Faculty of Sharia, State Islamic Institute of Religious Affairs (IAIN) Manado in collaboration with Southeast Asia Academic Mobility (SEAAM).

The articles published in Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah, have been reviewed by peer reviewers. Starting from 2018, Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah only received articles from original findings (main priority), and new scientific review articles (non-priority) (Bekker et al., 1999; Bezuidenhout et al., 2009). The decision on whether the scientific article is accepted or not in this journal will be the Editorial Board’s right based on peer reviewers’ recommendation (Bhaktavatsalam & Choudhury, 1995).


Article title, author's name (without an academic degree(s)), and author's affiliate address and e-mail address are written in the center on the first page under the article title. The distance between the title and the author's name is double-spacing; meanwhile, the distance between the author's e-mail address and abstract title is single-spacing. Keywords should be written under abstract. It is arranged alphabetically and separated by a semicolon consisted of 3-5 words. Article revisions and final decisions will only be communicated through the Corresponding Author’s email.

If the author's name consists of two words, the first name should not be abbreviated. If the author’s name consists of only one word, write his/her actual name in one word. However, the online version (HTML) will be written in two words consisting of the same name (repeatedly) for metadata indexation purpose (Camdali & Tunc, 2006; Fridman, 2008)


Manuscript complying with the writing instructions for Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah, (using MS Word format and this article’s template) should be submitted online at the following URL (if there is a difficulty in submitting the manuscript online, please contact e-mail:

  1. Submitting manuscript using Online Submission System at Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah, portal ( after registering as an Author in the "Register" menu. Register Guide and Submission Articles downloaded here.
  2. Guidelines for Writing Article and template can be downloaded at the following address: Template and Guideline for Writing Article in MS Word (.doc): here
  3. The instruction on submitting manuscripts online can be seen in Guidelines for Online Submission below. The manuscript does not comply with the writing instructions for Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah, will be returned to the author before being reviewed.

Manuscript must consist of the following scientific article components (subheadings in sequence), i.e.: (a) Article Title, (b) Author's Name (without title), (c) Author’s Affiliate Address, (d) E-mail Address, (e) Abstract and Keyword, (f) Introduction, (g) Research Methods, (h) Results and Discussion, (i) Conclusion, (j) Acknowledgments (if any), and (k) References.

The manuscript can be made in English with The length of paper shall be at least 5.000-10.000 words including text, all tables and drawings, notes, references, and attachments intended for publication. The manuscript should be written according to this article template in a ready-to-print form (Camera-ready). The article should be typed with A4 (210 x 297 mm), left margin of 4 cm, right margin of 3 cm, bottom margin of 4 cm, and a top margin of 3 cm. The manuscript should be written using Times New Roman, 12-point font size (except article title and abstract), exactly 24pt (except article title, author's name, and abstract). Foreign words or terms are used in italics.

The table and Figure are placed in a group of texts after the table or figure is referenced. Each figure should be given a title (Figure Caption) and placed at the bottom of the figure. It is numbered using Arabic numerals and followed by the figure title. Each table should be given a title (Table Caption). It is numbered using Arabic numerals at the top of the table and followed by the table title. The figure is able to be printed clearly (font size, resolution, and line size). Figure and table and a diagram/schema should be placed according to the column between a group of texts or in the middle of the page if it is too large. The table should not contain vertical lines, meanwhile horizontal lines are allowed for the important ones.


Article Title: The title should be short, bright, and informative, but does not exceed 12 words. It has to be pinpoint with the issues discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviations. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations.

Author’s names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions, institutions address, and email addresses, without any academic titles and job titles.

Abstract. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English. The abstract is made in one paragraph which consists of the background, objective, research methods, results, conclusions and keywords (3-5 phrases).

Introduction: The introduction consists of (in sequence) a general background, state of the art (a literature review) as the basis for the scientific novelty statement of the article, scientific novelty statement, and research problem or hypothesis. In the end, the introduction should mention the purpose of the article review. The literature review is not allowed in the scientific article format, so it is replaced by the state of the art to prove the novelty of the article.

Research Methods: Method is implemented to solve problems, including analytical methods. The method used to solve the research problems is described in this section.

Results and Discussion: This section consists of results and discussion. This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers, or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part. The following components should be covered in the discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?

Conclusion: The conclusion states the answer to the hypothesis and/or research objective or scientific finding. The conclusion is not the repetition of findings and discussion, but it is the summary of findings as expected in the objective or hypothesis. If necessary, the conclusion can also be ended with the next idea to be implemented for the study.

Acknowledgments: Acknowledgments are primarily addressed to research funders or donors. Acknowledgments can also be dedicated to people who contribute to the study.

References: All references used in the article should be listed in the References section. References should contain reference literature originating from primary sources (scientific journals at least 80% of the entire references) published in the last 10 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 10 (ten) references. It is better to write the reference system in the article and in the references section using reference management programs such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or others. It is better to write References using reference management programs such as Mendeley (download) (tutorial). The writing format used in Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah is APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) body note.


The author should write the sources when (s)he uses data or cites statements from other literature. Reference or citation is indicated by writing the author's name and year (Irwan and Salim, 1998). If there are more than two authors, only the first author's name is written and followed by "et al". (Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012). Everything cited in the article should be listed in the References section, and vice versa, everything written in the References should existed in the article (Wang et al., 2011).


All references used in the article should be listed in the References section. References should contain reference literature originating from primary sources (scientific journals at least 80% of the entire references) published in the last 10 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 10 (ten) references.

It is better to write References using reference management programs such as Mendeley (download) (tutorial). The writing format used in Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah is APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) body note.

Reference in the form of scientific journal:

Bukido, R., & Hasan, F. (2016). Penerapan Akad Ijarahpada Produk Rahndi Cabang Pegadaian Syariah Istiqlal Manado. Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah , 14 (1), 1-19.

Reference in the form of Book Title:

Hegel, G. W. F. (1977). Phenomenology of spirit. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Salvia, J., & Yesseldyke, J. E. (1995). Assessment (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (2000). Priniciples and standards for school mathematics. Reston, VA: Author.

Winitz, H. (Ed.). (1981). The comprehension approach to foreign langua instruction. New York: Newbury House.

Reference in the form of Seminar Proceedings:

Fang, Q., Zhao, F., & Guibas, L. (2003). Lightweight sensing and communication protocols for target enumeration and aggregation. In M. Gerla, A. Ephremides, & M. Srivastava (Eds.), MobiHoc ’03 fourth ACM symposium on mobile ad hoc networking and computing (pp. 165 –176). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Reference in the form HandBook:

Greisler, David S, Stupak, Ronald J (2007). Handbook of Technology Management in Public Administration. New York: CRC Taylor and Francis


The manuscript should be submitted using one of the following ways (the second one is preferable):

  1. The manuscript is submitted through Online Submission System in Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah portal (
  2. First, author registers as Author and/or Reviewer (check the role as Author and/or Reviewer) in the "Register" menu or the address: (
  3. After the author logins as Author, click on "New Submission". There are 5 steps to submit an article, i.e.: (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation
  4. In the Start menu, select Journal Section (Full Article) and check all checklists.
  5. In the Upload Submission menu, upload the manuscript file in MS Word.
  6. In the Enter Metadata menu, enter all Authors and affiliates data and followed by title, abstract, and indexing keywords.
  7. In the Upload Supplementary Files menu, the author is allowed to upload supporting data files or cover letters or other documents.
  8. In the Confirmation menu, click "Finish Submission" if all data is correct.
  9. If the author finds difficulties in sending manuscripts via the online system, the manuscript can also be sent via e-mail to the editorial team of Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir’ah ( However, this method is not recommended.




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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is two spaces; 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Please find the rights and licenses in Jurnal Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah. By submitting the article/manuscript of the article, the author(s) agrees with this policy. No specific document sign-off is required.

1. License

The non-commercial use of the article will be governed by the Creative Commons Attribution license as currently displayed on Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

2. Author(s)' Warranties

The author warrants that the article is original, written by stated author(s), has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author(s).

3. User/Public Rights

Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah's spirit is to disseminate articles published are as free as possible. Under the Creative Commons license, Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah permits users to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work for non-commercial purposes only. Users will also need to attribute authors and Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah on distributing works in the journal and other media of publications. Unless otherwise stated, the authors are public entities as soon as their articles got published. 

4. Rights of Authors

Authors retain all their rights to the published works, such as (but not limited to) the following rights;

  • Copyright and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights,
  • The right to use the substance of the article in own future works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for own purposes,
  • The right to self-archive the article (please read out deposit policy),
  • The right to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the article's published version (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal (Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah).

5. Co-Authorship

If the article was jointly prepared by more than one author, any authors submitting the manuscript warrants that he/she has been authorized by all co-authors to be agreed on this copyright and license notice (agreement) on their behalf, and agrees to inform his/her co-authors of the terms of this policy. Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah will not be held liable for anything that may arise due to the author(s) internal dispute. Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah will only communicate with the corresponding author.

6. Royalties

Being an open accessed journal and disseminating articles for free under the Creative Commons license term mentioned, author(s) aware that Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah entitles the author(s) to no royalties or other fees. 

7. Miscellaneous

Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah will publish the article (or have it published) in the journal if the article’s editorial process is successfully completed. Jurnal Ilmiah Al-Syir'ah's editors may modify the article to a style of punctuation, spelling, capitalization, referencing and usage that deems appropriate. The author acknowledges that the article may be published so that it will be publicly accessible and such access will be free of charge for the readers as mentioned in point 3.


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