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 three times annually and specialized 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 and Graduate Studies. Electronic copy can be sent at the e- mail: (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). 
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 on a compact disk, or 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:
Prints 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 type and size of the line as follows: 
- Font type: Simplified Arabic. 
- 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.
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 should be size 9 and mentioned in 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.
Reprints: The main author will be sent (2) copies of the issue in which the paper is published, in addition to (20) reprints, free of charge. 
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