Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies
|Editors: Lutz E. Edzard and Stephan Guth, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo, Norway|
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FAQ (frequently asked questions)
How do I contact the Journal?
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How much does the Journal cost?
Access to the Journal is free of charge for all users. It is run by academics for the benefit of the scholarly community and for the interest of informed readers worldwide.
How often is the Journal published?
There are no set publication dates, and articles are published as soon as they are received and approved and have been formatted and then checked. Volumes will normally be closed at the end of each year.
How widely read will my article be?
Since the Journal now publishes in online form only, the readership has been significantly increased. It is not unusual for the Journal to be accessed in excess of 5,000 times per week from over 50 countries worldwide. Most readers are based in America and Europe (mainly UK, Germany, Italy and France).
How long will it take before I know whether my article will be published?
You will normally expect to receive some initial indication within 3 months of submission whether or not the article will be published. The time from acceptance of an article to its eventual publication thereafter will depend on the difficulty of typesetting, copy-editing and whether or not there are amendments to me made to the text. Due to the type and volume of articles received, it is not always be possible to give detailed feedback on rejected articles.
I am thinking of submitting an article. Is there a style guide?Yes. Please see the JAIS Style Guide.
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