Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Islamic Economic Laws is intended to be a media for disseminating results of researches and an exchange of Indonesian scientific work among academics, practitioners, regulators, and the public. The Journal of Islamic Economic Laws covers a variety of research approaches, namely quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods. The Journal of Islamic Economic Laws focuses on various themes, topics, and legal aspects in Islamic Laws and Islamic Economics, including (but not limited to) the following topics:

Islamic Law Topics :

-Islamic Laws of civil proceedings
-Islamic Inheritance law
-Muamalah law
-Sharia banking regulation
-Islamic Marriage law
-Islamic Insurance and reinsurance Law
-Regulation of zakat
-Islamic Law guarantee
-The law of Sharia financial institutions
-Islamic Business law contract
-Islamic Legal endowments
-Islamic Laws of electronic transactions

Islamic Finance Topics :

-Islamic Banking and Finance
-Islamic Small and Medium Enterprises
-Islamic Microfinance
-Islamic Macrofinance
-Islamic Financial Institutions
-Islamic Insurance
-Islamic Philanthropy Organizations

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

The suitability of manuscripts for publication Journal of Islamic Economic Laws is judged by peer reviewers and editorial board. All the review processes are conducted in a double-blind review where both authors and reviewers' identities remain anonymous. Editor in Chief handles all correspondence with the author and makes the final decision as to whether the paper is recommended for acceptance, rejection, or needs to be returned to the author for revision.

Editor in Chief and Editorial Board will evaluate the submitted papers on the prequalification step for the suitability of further review process. The manuscripts will be evaluated by qualified peer reviewers selected by the Editor in Chief. The peer reviewers should examine the manuscript and return it with their recommendation to the Editor in Chief as soon as possible, usually within 3 weeks. The Editor in Chief decides the acceptance or rejection of the paper.

Papers needing revision will be returned to the authors, and the author must return the revised manuscript to the Editor in Chief via OJS of Journal of Islamic Economic Laws. The editor in Chief sends the revised manuscript to the Editorial Board to check whether the manuscript is revised as suggested by peer reviewers. Editorial Board could give a recommendation to Editor in Chief that the manuscript should return to authors, accept, or reject within 1 week. Editor in Chief would send an acceptance letter announcing the publication issue attached with manuscript reprint to authors.

The Editor of Journal of Islamic Economic Laws has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.

 

Publication Frequency

Journal of Islamic Economic Laws (JISEL) published two times a year (in the beginning and the middle of the year).

 

Open Access Policy

This journal 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.

Journal of Islamic Economic Laws is a peer-reviewed journal with open access. The article processing or delivery of the manuscript submitted to the manager or editor through an online system or by using the OJS Open Access publishing model, and this journal 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.

This journal is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institutions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full-text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative.

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Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

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Publication Ethics

This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in Journal of Islamic Economic Laws including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher.This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Journal of Islamic Economic Laws is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.  

Muhammadiyah University Press as publisher of this Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, Muhammadiyah University Press and Editorial Board of JISEL will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The editors of Journal of Islamic Economic Laws is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The decision is based on the recommendation of the journal's editorial board members and reviewers. The journal abides by legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor confers with the editorial team and reviewers in making this decision. 

Non-Discrimination

The editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor, reviewers, and editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, editorial team, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by any of the editorial board members and reviewers in their own research.

 

 

A.    Duties of Reviewers
1.        Contribution to Editorial Decisions

The journal uses double-blind review process. The reviewers advise the editors in making the editorial decision. The editors communicates with authors, as required, and helps them in improving quality of their research paper.

2.        Promptness

The journal editors are committed to provide timely review to the authors. If a reviewer does not submit his/her report in a timely manner, the paper is immediately sent to another qualified reviewer.

3.        Confidentiality

Manuscript content is treated with at most confidentiality. The journal uses double blind process. Except for the editors, the editors and reviewers cannot discuss paper with any other person, including the authors.

4.        Standards of Objectivity

The editors and reviewers are required to evaluate papers based on the content. The review comment must be respectful of authors. The reviewers are required to justify their decision and recommendation.

5.        Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

6.        Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

 

B.     Duties of Authors
1.        Reporting standards

Authors should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work wherever possible. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

2.        Data Access and Retention

Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review. They should be prepared to provide such data within reasonable time.

3.        Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised.

4.        Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

When a paper is submitted for possible publication, the submitting author makes a written statement that the paper has not been published not it is currently under publication with any other journal. Simultaneous submission is considered unethical and is therefore unacceptable.

 

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 100000 (IDR)

Article Publication: 100000 (IDR)

 

Plagiarism Policy

Journal of Islamic Economic Laws (JISEL)  recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable for all author and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified by JISEL anti-plagiarism software detection (we are using www.turnitin.com ) in an article that is submitted for publication.
 
Plagiarism is copying another person’s text or ideas and passing the copied material as your own work. You must both delineate (i.e., separate and identify) the copied text from your text and give credit to (i.e., cite the source) the source of the copied text to avoid accusations of plagiarism.  Plagiarism is considered fraud and has potentially harsh consequences including loss of job, loss of reputation, and the assignation of reduced or failing grade in a course."

This definition of plagiarism applies for copied text and ideas:
 1. Regardless of the source of the copied text or idea.
 2. Regardless of whether the author(s) of the text or idea which you have copied actually copied that  text or idea from another source.
 3. Regardless of whether or not the authorship of the text or idea which you copy is known
 4. Regardless of the nature of your text (journal paper/article, web page, book chapter, paper submitted for a college course, etc) into which you copy the text or idea
 5. Regardless of whether or not the author of the source of the copied material gives permission for the material to be copied; and
 6.  Regardless of whether you are or are not the author of the source of the copied text or idea (self-plagiarism).
 
When plagiarism is identified by the Plagiarism Checker  software,  the Editorial Board responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the article in agreement with the following guidelines:
 
Minor Plagiarism
A small sentence or short paragraph of another manuscript is plagiarized without any significant data or idea taken from the other papers or publications.
Punishment: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the manuscript and properly cite the original sources.
 
Intermediate Plagiarism
A significant data, paragraph, or sentence of an article is plagiarized without proper citation to the original source.
Punishment: The submitted article is automatic rejected.
 
Severe Plagiarism
A large portion of an article is plagiarized that involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulation, equation, law, statement, etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications.
Punishment: The paper is automatic rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal.