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Author Guidelines

Articles written for the Maharot: Journal of Islamic Education include scientific papers on Islamic Education in the form of conceptual ideas, literature studies, or research results from various perspectives.

The following are the provisions on article writing in Maharot: Journal of Islamic Education. That is:

  1. Script must be scientific in forms of conceptual ideas or research results;
  2. Script must be original and have never been published in any media;
  3. Script must be written in Indonesian or English
  4. The script is directly sent via OJS Maharot: Journal of Islamic Education;
  5. The author must complete the data fields available in OJS account;
  6. It is preferable to use the available journal template;
  7. The authors must be willing to follow the editing process set by the Editor;
  8. The author must write the reference based on Turabian (full-note) and recommended to use the Zotero or Mendeley application;

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

Structure of the manuscripts

  1. Title. The title should be short, bright, and informative, but does not exceed 15 words. It has to be pinpoint with the issues discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations.
  2. Author’s names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions and email addresses, without any academic titles and job title.
  3. Abstract. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English. Abstract is made in one paragraph which consists of the background, objective, research methods, results, conclusions and keywords (3-5 phrases).
  4. Introduction. The introduction must contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art), the main research problems and research method. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated.
  5. Result 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?
  6. Conclusions. Conclusion should answer the objectives of the research and the research discoveries. The concluding remark should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions or abstract. You should also suggest future research and point out those that are underway.
  7. References. The literature listed in the References contains only the sources referenced or included in the article. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles, proceedings, or research results from the last five years. Writing techniques bibliography, using the system cites Turabian (full-note) .

a) Book (s)

Written by one author:


Welch, Kathleen E. Electric Rhetoric: Classical Rhetoric, Oralism and a New Literacy. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.


10. Kathleen E. Welch, Electric Rhetoric: Classical Rhetoric, Oralism and a New Literacy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999), 143.

Written by more than one authors:


Lunsford, Andrea, and Lisa Ede. Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1990.


Patten, Michael A., Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt. Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.


b) E-book (s)


Welch, Kathleen E. Electric Rhetoric: Classical Rhetoric, Oralism and a New Literacy. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999. netLibrary e-book.


15. Kathleen E. Welch, Electric Rhetoric: Classical Rhetoric, Oralism and a New Literacy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999), netLibrary e-book.


c) Chapter within book (s)


Wells, Ida B. "Lynch Law in All Its Phases." In With Pen and Voice: A critical anthology of nineteenth-century African-American women, edited by Shirley Wilson Logan, 80-99. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995.


32. Ida B. Wells, "Lynch Law in All Its Phases," in With Pen and Voice: A critical anthology of nineteenth-century African-American women, ed. Shirley Wilson Logan (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995), 34.


d) Translated Book


Eisenstein, Sergei. Film Sense. Translated by Jay Leyda. London: Faber and Faber, 1968.


23. Sergei Eisenstein, Film Sense, trans. Jay Leyda (London: Faber and Faber, 1968), 14-15.


e) Printing Journal


Haraway, Donna J. "A Game of Cat's Cradle: Science Studies, Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies." Configurations 2, no. 1 (1994): 59-71.


33. Donna J. Haraway, "A Game of Cat's Cradle: Science Studies, Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies," Configurations 2, no. 1 (1994): 64.


f) E-Journal


Jobe, Karen D. "Women and the Language of Hackerdom: The Gendered Nature of Hacker Jargon." Kairos 5, no. 2 (Fall 2000), (accessed March 23, 2005).


42. Karen D. Jobe, "Women and the Language of Hackerdom: The Gendered Nature of Hacker Jargon," Kairos 5, no. 2 (Fall 2000), (accessed 23 March 2005).


g) Electronic/Online Source


Weissmann, Anne. Ernest Haeckel: Art Forms in Nature. (accessed January 14, 2007).


16. Anne Weissmann, Ernest Haeckel: Art Forms in Nature, http://www. (accessed January 14, 2007).

5. Arabic transliteration standard used International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. For detailed transliteration could be seen at

6. Article must be free from plagiarism; through attached evidence (screenshot) that article has been verified through anti-plagiarism software, but not limited to the plagiarism checker (


MAHAROT: Journal of Islamic Education will not charge anything to the author for submission fee or publication fee.


All submitted manuscripts will be double-checked for plagiarism using at least two anti-plagiarism softwares and Maharot unique detection of plagiarism. The submitted manuscripts written under the same 100% or less condition as other published manuscripts would be blacklisted and its authors would be reported to Moraref committee.

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 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.
  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

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • 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.

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