Instruction to Authors

Zarqa Journal for Research and Studies in Humanities
 
Editorial Regulations
 
"Zarqa Journal for Research and Studies in Humanities" is a refereed, indexed scientific journal issued three times annually, in Arabic and English, and specializes in humanities. It is devoted to the publication of original research papers."
 
Submission and Descriptions: 
• Four copies of the typed manuscript should be submitted to the Dean of Scientific Research.Electronic copy can be sent to the e- mail:
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The manuscript should be written in good English or Arabic.
The authors should state explicitly that the paper has not been published nor has been submitted for publication elsewhere.
Papers submitted will be refereed and, if necessary, author may be asked to revise his manuscript.
The author is asked, after acceptance of his paper, to send the manuscript at the e- mail, typed by Microsoft Word.
 
Preparation of Manuscript: 
In preparing the manuscript the following instructions should be followed: 
1. The original manuscript should be typed on two side of A4, double-spaced with (2.2 cm from the top and 1.5 cm from each side).. All pages should be numbered.
2. Authors are requested to adhere to the following order:
Print the content of the research (introduction, research problem, research materials and methods, results and discussion, appendices, references) on both sides of the paper (size A4), so that the font and size of the line are as follows:
- Font type: Simplified Arabic for Arabic manuscripts, and Times New Roman for English manuscripts.
- Font size: 12 for titles, and 11 for the rest of the text. 
3. The title size 23, should be concise and brief.
4. The total length of the paper should not exceed (15) printed pages of the Journal or (8000) words.
5.The paper must include, author(s) name(s): first name, middle initial and last name, together with their current address for correspondence,
including his affiliation.
6. The papers should include two abstracts size 9 and of up to (200) words each. One in English and the other in Arabic.
7. At least 3 keywords font size 9 should be mentioned in both abstracts, Arabic and English.
8. Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively and must have descriptive headings in size 9. The figures and tables should be identified in the text by their numbers in size 8.
9. Footnotes are used to explain the information mentioned in the text. Superscripts may be used as (*) in size 9.
10. References should be in the order in which they are first mentioned and referred to by numerals in brackets, e.g. (12). References at the end of the manuscript should be complete, and arranged in the following style:
A. Periodicals:
Author(s)’ last name followed by initials, “Title,” Periodical Name, volume, number, Page numbers, Year.
B. Books: 
Author(s)’ last name followed by initials, Title, Publisher, Year.
C. Theses: 
Author, last name followed by initials, “Title,” MSc or PhD   Thesis, University, Year.
D. Brochures & Statistical Prints:
Source, Title, Country, Pages, Year.
E. Proceedings: 
Researcher Name (researchers), starting with the family name, “Title,” in Proceedings of Conference Name, volume, page numbers, Year.
 
11. Electronic Journals and Internet Sources:
A. Electronic Journals Articles:
Last name and initial(s) of author, [followed by last names and initial(s) of other authors]. Title of article. Abbreviated journal title [medium]. Year of publication; volume (issue): inclusive page numbers [if available]. Available from (insert URL). Date of access.
B. Web Sites:
Last name and initial(s) of author; title of webpage [internet]. Place of publication: publisher; date of publication [date of update/revision; date of access]. Available from: (insert URL)
12. References should all be in the same language of the manuscript.
 
Reprints: The main author will be sent a copy of the issue in which the paper is published, in addition to (3) reprints, free of charge. 
 
Publication Fees:
a. Should the researcher wish to withdraw the manuscript after it is refereed, he or she should pay the fees of the referees and often costs ensuing thereafter.
b. If the words of the manuscript exceed (8000)words, the researcher should pay an extra fee of 50$ for every (1000) words.
c. The Journal depends, in part, on the payment of publication fees to finance its operations. Authors of an accepted research article must pay a sum of 300$ per article, rejected articles would not be charged. Fees may be paid via the following method:

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Islamic International Arab Bank,
Zarqa University Branch , Jordan 
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