Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

FOCUS

The journal provides a scholarly forum for sustained discussion of Islamic Mysticism and covers Humanities studies; Philosophy, Critical Thought, Cultural Studies, Art, Sociology, Anthropology, and Ethics. It presents developments of the related issues through publication of articles as well as book reviews.

SCOPE

The subject covers textual and fieldwork studies with various perspectives of Mysticism, Islamic Mysticism, Religious Mysticism, Sufism, Tasawuf, and Humanities Studies. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism (e-ISSN: 2540-8186 p-ISSN 2302-8017) is a double blind-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities, State Islamic University (UIN) Walisongo Semarang Indonesia. It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

 

Publication Frequency

This journal is published twice a year 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides an immediate open access to its content on the principle that makes research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

About Jurnal

Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism (e-ISSN: 2540-8186 p-ISSN 2302-8017) is a double blind-reviewed journal, published twice a year by Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities, State Islamic University (UIN) Walisongo Semarang Indonesia. It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

 

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism published twice a year by Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities, State Islamic University (UIN) Walisongo Semarang Indonesia, is a double blind-reviewed journal. It has its online and printed version. This section stresses on ethical conduct related to all parties taking part in the act of publishing any article in this journal, i.e., the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
The publication of an article in Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism is an academically critical edifice in the progress of a comprehensible and esteemed network of knowledge. It echoes the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions which support them. Peer-reviewed articles characterize and represent the scientific methods. It is for that reason important to come to an understanding on principles of ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. Faculty of Ushuluddin and Humanities, as the publisher of Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism, is totally responsible for supervision over all publication stages, and recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities. Publisher has to possess a strong commitment to guarantee that advertising, reprinting and other commercial expenses have no impact or influence on editorial decisions.  

Publication decisions

The editors of the Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism are decision makers in picking which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The authentication of the work and its significance to researchers and readers must always lead to such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and controlled by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright violation and plagiarism. The editors may discuss with other editors or reviewers in this regard.

Fair play

Editors in giving any appraisal of manuscripts for their intellectual content must not be based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editors and any editorial staff must not make any information known with regard 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 concealed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the direct written approval of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review helps the editor make editorial decisions and may assist the author in improve the paper through the editorial communications with the author.

Promptness

Any nominated referees who think that they are inappropriate, due to their skill, insight, knowledge etc., to review the research reported in a manuscript or sees it is improbable for it is a quick review should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be regarded as private documents. They must not be exposed to or conversed with others except the editor has authorized to do so.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be objectively carried out. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should state their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should recognize and ascertain a relevant published work which has not been quoted by the authors. Relevant citations should be provided for any statement from observation, derivation, or argument which had been previously reported should be accompanied by. Furthermore, a reviewer together with editors has to be concerned with any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscripts under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Any private data or hint found through peer review must be held in reserve off the record and not be used for individual benefit. Reviewers must be objective and should not think through 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

Reports or original research as well as the importance of objective discussion should be presented accurately by the Authors. Primary data should be demonstrated truthfully in the paper. A paper should enclose necessary features and references to allow others to copy the work. Deceitful or significantly inaccurate statements are inexcusable and regarded as unethical.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should confirm that they have written completely original works, and if the authors have used the works and/or words of others which have been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not put out manuscripts which are in essence the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Doing so is regarded intolerable and violates ethical publishing behavior.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be provided. Authors should refer to and mention publications which have been prominent in defining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

With regard to authorship, it only involves those who have accomplished a major contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have been in the criteria should be put on the list as co-authors. Where there are others who have taken part in certain essential aspects of the research project, they should be approved or recognized on the list as contributors. The corresponding authors are responsible for making sure that all appropriate co-authors and inappropriate ones are taken into account on the paper, and that all co-authors have comprehended and accepted the final form of the paper and have agreed upon its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors are committed to reveal in their manuscript any financial or other basic conflict of interest that probably be understood to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All basis of financial sustenance for the project should be unveiled.

Fundamental errors in published works

It is the author’s duty to promptly report the journal editor or publisher and work together with the editor to withdraw or correct the paper when the author finds a significant mistake or error in his/her own published work.