Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines:

  1. The Manuscript should be written in English and has never been published or is not in the process of being submitted for publication in other media and does not contain plagiarism elements.
  2. The Manuscript can take the form of research, case studies or literary studies.
  3. The author should be registered as an author. The guides to register and submit the paper are at the bottom of the page.
  4. The Manuscript will be published in Islam Realitas: Journal of Islamic and Social Studies after peer review.
  5. The Manuscript should be written in accordance with the Author Guidelines and Template. The writing template can be downloaded here


Manuscript Preparation Guidelines Structure of the manuscripts

  1. Title. The title should be short, bright, and informative, but does not exceed 12 words. It has to be associated with the topics being addressed. The title of article does not include any uncommon abbreviation. The main idea should be written first, accompanied by its explanations.
  2. 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 title.
  3. Abstract. Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English. Abstract is made in one paragraph of not more than 250 words which consists of the background, objective, research methods, results, conclusions and keywords (3-5 phrases).
  4. Background. The background 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. Content. 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. This section should answer the objectives of the research and the research discoveries. The concluding remark should not only involve the recurrence of findings and discussions or abstracts; it should also propose potential studies and point out those that are ongoing.
  7. References. The literature listed in the References contains only the sources referred or included in the article. Please use Reference Manager Applications such as Mendeley or Zotero. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles, proceedings, or research results from the last 5 years. Citations and references follow Modern Humanities Research Association 3rd edition (MHRA) Style, as seen in the following examples:
      • Setiadi, Elly M. dan Usman Kolip, Pengantar Sosiologi Pemahaman Fakta dan Gejala Permasalahan Sosial; Teori, Aplikasi dan Pemecahannya (Jakarta: Kencana Prenada Media Group, 2011)
      • Rozi, Syafwan, ‘Wacana Sufistik : Tasawuf Falsafi di Nusantara Abad XVII M: Analisis Historis dan Filosofis’, Islam Realitas: Journal of Islamic & Social Studies, 3.2 (2017), 169 <https://doi.org/10.30983/islam_realitas.v3i2.405>.
      • Bach, Kent, ‘Performatives’, in Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy <http://www.rep.routledge.com> {accessed 3 October 2001}
      • Dominato, Gabriel, Morceaux de Conversation Avec Jean-Luc Godard, online video recording, YouTube, 10 January 2013, <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XcuHub-S8o> {accessed 10 October 2017}
      • Ingram, R. J., ‘Historical Drama in Great Britain from 1935 to the Present’ {unpublished doctoral thesis, University of London, Birkbeck College, 1988}
      • Schmidt, Michael, ‘Tragedy of Three Star-Crossed Lovers’, Daily Telegraph, 1 February 1990
      • Sinangguli, Sinaga (Leader community), Interview, {Sunday, 16 Februari 2017}