Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi’ar publishes original researches in multi concepts, theories, perspectives, paradigms and methodologies on da’wah studies. The study focus of Jurnal Ilmiah Syi’ar (but not limited to):
    1. Islamic communication and journalistic
    2. Islamic counseling
    3. Islamic community development
    4. Da’wah management


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Some policies in the review of Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar:

  1. Any submitted paper will be reviewed by reviewers.
  2. Review process employs Double-blind Review, that the reviewer does not know the identity of the author, and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer.
  3. In the review process, reviewers consider the correspondence of title, abstract, discussion (findings) and conclusions. In addition, reviewers also consider the novelty, scientific impact and references used in the paper.

The response of the reviewers will be the basis for the Editor to conclude:

  1. Accept Submission
  2. Revisions Required
  3. Resubmit for review
  4. Resubmit elsewhere
  5. Decline Submission

An article was rejected for publication due to various considerations, including:

  1. The article does not fit the scope of journal.
  2. The article does not follow the rules of writing scientific papers or author guidelines.
  3. The fundamental methodological errors.
  4. The author refuses to make suggestions of improvements provided by the reviewer without a logical basis.
  5. There are indications of plagiarism of more than 20%.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar published twice annually June and December.


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar provides immediate open access to all article on the principle that making research freely available to the public; supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and invaluable way to maximize the visibility and impact of research, especially education field. 

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar uses CC BY-NC-SA or Attribution–NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License 
This means :

  • The freedom to use and perform the work;
  • The freedom to study the work and apply the information;
  • The freedom to redistribute copies;
  • The freedom to distribute derivative works;



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Author Fees

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi’ar does not charge APCs, submission charges, or another fee. All processes of article publication are free of charge.



We accept all terms and conditions of COPE about plagiarism and in case, any attempt of plagiarism is brought to our attention accompanied with convincing evidence, we act based on flowcharts and workflows determined in COPE.
All submissions will be checked with Google Scholar: New Submission and After Acceptance from the editorial boards.


Reference Management

In writing Citation and Bibliography, editor Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar suggests authors to use the Mendeley Reference Management Software.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar published twice annually June and December.


Indexing Journal

Jurnal Ilmiah Syi'ar has indexed or included by

  1. Index Copernicus
  2. Google Scholar
  3. DRJI
  4. Scilit
  5. ISJD
  6. Moraref
  7. Garuda
  8. CiteFactor
  9. Base
  10. Road
  11. Issue
  12. Academia.edu