Open Access & Copyright Policy

Open Access Policy

 The journal publishes original research articles belonging to the realm of Islam, Humanities and Social Sciences. This journal accords free access and full freedom to its readers for copying, downloading, printing the articles and crawling them for indexing; passing them as data to software or using them for any other legal and legitimate purpose whatever. In this way, this journal fully observes the open access policy as defined by DOAJ. Thus, this journal neither imposes any embargo period nor it impels its readers for registering themselves before reading any of its contents. However, it charges a nominal fee if a demand for a printed version is made. The journal holds fast the instructions and guidelines as described in the “Principles of Transparency and Best Practices in Scholarly Publishing".

Copyright and Licensing

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • Authors hold on copyright and vouchsafe the journal right of first publication with the work at te same time licensed under a “Creative Commons Attribution License” which permits others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and inceptive publication in this journal.
  • Authors may enter into a separate or an additional contractual arrangement for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work with an acknowledgement of its inceptive publication in this journal.

Authors are allowed and encouraged to post their manuscripts online and during the submission process, as it may lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and significant citation of the published work.