Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Alhadharah: Jurnal Ilmu Dakwah promotes normative and empirical inquiry into dakwah and communication. The journal publishes articles in communication and broadcasting Islam, dakwah and media, Islamic counseling, dakwah management, and philosophy of dakwah, as well as articles that approach the role of dakwah in media and society from a historical, psychological, sociological, or anthropological standpoint.

Alhadharah: Jurnal Ilmu Dakwah mempromosikan kajian normatif dan empiris terhadap dakwah dan komunikasi. Jurnal ini menerbitkan artikel dalam bidang komunikasi dan penyiaran Islam, dakwah dan media, bimbingan dan penyuluhan Islam, manajemen dakwah, dan filsafat dakwah, serta artikel yang mendekati peran dakwah di media dan masyarakat dari sudut pandang sejarah, psikologi, sosiologi, atau antropologi.




Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within six months of the submission date.

Setiap naskah yang masuk akan ditelaah secara independen oleh setidaknya dua penelaah sejawat atau mitra bestari (peer reviewer). Keputusan untuk publikasi, perbaikan, atau penolakan didasarkan pada laporan / rekomendasi mereka. Jika dua atau lebih penelaah menganggap naskah tidak sesuai untuk publikasi dalam jurnal ini, pernyataan yang menjelaskan dasar keputusan mereka akan dikirim ke penulis dalam waktu enam bulan sejak tanggal pengajuan.

The peer review process takes the following steps,

  1. The corresponding or submitting author submits the paper to the journal via online system at: http://jurnal.uin-antasari.ac.id/index.php/alhadharah/user/register. Should there be a problem with the online submission, please contact Editorial Office at the following email address: [email protected]
  2. Before going to Editor-in-Chief (EIC), the journal checks the paper’s composition and arrangement against the AJID’s Author Guidelines to make sure it includes the required sections, stylizations, references, and free of plagiarism.
  3. The EIC checks that the paper is appropriate for the journal and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further.
  4. The handling editor sends invitations to 2 individuals he or she believes would be appropriate reviewers.
  5. Potential reviewers will decide whether to accept or decline to review after considering the invitation against their own expertise, conflicts of interest and availability.
  6. The reviewer will read the paper and submitted the review to the journal, with a recommendation to accept or reject it – or else with a request for revision either major or minor before it is reconsidered.
  7. The handling editor considers all the returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews differ widely, the editor may invite an additional reviewer so as to get an extra opinion before making a decision.
  8. The editor sends a decision email to the author including any relevant comments from reviewers.
  9. If accepted, the paper is sent to production. If the article is rejected or sent back for either major or minor revision, the handling editor should include constructive comments from the reviewers to help the author improve the article. At this point, reviewers should also be sent an email or letter letting them know the outcome of their review. If the paper was sent back for revision, the reviewers should expect to receive a new version, unless they have opted out of further participation. However, where only minor changes were requested this follow-up review might be done by the handling editor.


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.



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Publication Ethic and Malpractice Statement

Alhadharah: Jurnal Ilmu Dakwah (Journal of Dakwah Science), is a peer-reviewed journal, available in print and online and published twice a year. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher (State Islamic University (UIN) Antasari – Banjarmasin, Indonesia).

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Alhadharah: Jurnal Ilmu Dakwah 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 author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

State Islamic University (UIN) Antasari – Banjarmasin, Indonesia as publisher of Journal Alhadharah takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing 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.


Publication decisions

The editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


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

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.


Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

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.

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.


Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research 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. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

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.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


Screening Plagiarism Policy

All articles submitted will be screened for plagiarism


Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Alhadharah: Jurnal Ilmu Dakwah will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining, and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the article