Guide for Authors

International Journal of Textual and Translation Analysis in Islamic Studies (TTAIS) invites original articles in Islamic Terminology and Translation Studies. TTAIS emphasizes on quality and originality of the manuscripts and search for new findings and methods.

Manuscript Submission

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through online manuscript tracking systems (MTS) via Submission must be done only by one of the authors of the manuscript unless it will be rejected.

Article Types

Original research

It is an article reporting a detailed research including sections such as introduction, problem statement, literature review and hypotheses, methods, results, interpretation of findings and discussion.

Review article

It is an article providing up-to-date report on the current situation regarding certain important topics on Islamic terminology and translation studies and discusses previous development from the topic and gives an overview of the future. It is generally longer that original researches.

Case study

It is an academic work reporting a detailed study of a specific subject. It is commonly used in social and educational contexts. They are good for describing, comparing, evaluating and understanding different aspects of a research problem.

Originality of Manuscripts

English manuscripts must not previously published nor under the consideration for publication in any other journal or book, in whole or in part.

Manuscripts which have been presented in a conference before submission can be considered for review providing that there is substantial change in whole body or results.

Translated Manuscripts which have been published previously in a journal which its language is not English can be submitted provided that prior approval has been granted by the first Publisher, and that full and prominent disclosure of its original source is given at the time of submission.

Manuscript Preparation Requirements

Prior to submitting manuscript, author(s) have to read and follow the guidelines below:

File Format  Microsoft Word format
Language  English; USEnglish or UK English are accepted as long as there is consistency.
Article Title  Not more than 18 words
Abstract  Arranged in a single paragraph of about 150-250 words and should contain purpose, methodology and findings.
Keywords  3 to 6 appropriate and short keywords that capture the principal topics of the paper.
Fonts  Title: 20 Times New Roman (Bold)
  Body text: 12 Times New Roman
  Headings: 13 Times New Roman (Bold)
  Sub-headings: 13 Times New Roman (Italics)
  Tables and Figures: 12 Times New Roman
Praghraph   General; Justified, Body text, Left to right/ Indentation: before and after text: 0, Special: First line by 0.5 cm, Spacing: before 12 after 0 single
Margins   Margins must be 3 cm for all four sides (A4)
Tables and Figures   All tables and figures must be well-formatted, numbered and labeled. They can be embedded either within the text or at the end of the manuscript. The tables caption should be set above the table and the figure caption should be set below the figure. All tables and figures have to be mentioned and referred in the text with their relevant numbers.


 Notes or endnotes should only be used if absolutely necessary. They should be identified in the text by consecutive numbers enclosed in square brackets. These numbers should then be listed and explained at the end of the article.
References  All references must be complete, prompt and be written based on APA Citation Style otherwise the manuscript will be rejected. It is required to use the bibliography section of references menu in Microsoft Office Word or any other reference management software (such as Mendeley, Zotero, Endnote, and ...) suitable for this purpose. Author(s) must avoid writing references manually. Paraghraph: General; Justified, Body text, Left to right/ Indentation: before and after text: 0, Special: Hanging line by 1 cm, Spacing: before 12 after 0 single.