Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

I-Philanthropy: A Research Journal On Management Of Zakat and Waqf (IPhilan) is an open access and peer-reviewed journal that aims to offer an academic platform for research on the development of zakat and waqf, particularly with the management of zakat and waqf.

 Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that fall within the scope of zakat and waqf management. Please read the information about the peer-review process. Articles published on IPhilan will go through a double-blind peer-review process. Therefore, the decision to accept or not the scientific article is the right of the Editorial Board based on recommendations from peer reviewers.

 Please read and understand the author's guidelines for the preparation manuscript. The author who submits a manuscript to the editors should comply with the author's guidelines and template. If the submitted manuscript does not comply with the guidelines or using a different format, it will be rejected by the editorial team before being reviewed. The editorial team will only accept a manuscript that meets the specified formatting requirements.

 Review Policy

Editor in Chief will assign the manuscript to Managing Editor for further handling. The Managing Editor will request at least two scientists to review the research article manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer-review, both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process to meet standards of academic excellence.

Publication Frequency

I-Philanthropy: Zakat and Waqf juornal is published twice a year; in June and December with eight articles for each edition. It is also published in two versions; print out and electronic.

 Open Access Statement

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.

 Paper Format

  • Each paragraph can consist of several subparagraphs. Manuscript written using Microsoft Word program on HVS A4 paper, about 5000-7000 words with Calibri Light size 12 pts and 1 space.
  • The order of the manuscripts is as follows: Title; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Theoretical basis; Methods (for original research articles); Main Title Analysis; Conclusion; and Reference.
  • Referencing style uses the Chicago Manual of Style.

 Archiving Policy

To ensure permanency of all publications, HALREV utilises LOCKSS archiving systems to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.

Main Headings of Manuscripts

An article may be divided into sections, subsections, and sub-subsections, using Arabic numerals. Only the initial word and proper names should be capitalized. Following main headings, sub-headings and sub-sub headings should be numbered in the manuscript with the following example




1. Main Heading

2. Main Heading

     2.1. Sub-headings

        2.1.1 Sub-sub headings


  • Title

Title of articles are written with Calibri Light Bold (14 pt) and preferably not more than 14 words. Author(s) name, affiliations and e-mail.

  • Abstract

Abstracts are written with Calibri Light (10 pt) and preferably not more than 200 words. The abstract should be clear, concise, and descriptive. This abstract should provide a brief introduction to the problem, objective of paper, followed by a statement regarding the methodology and a brief summary of results.

  • Keywords

Keywords arranged by alphabetically and should have at least two keywords and maximum five keywords separated by a semicolon (;).

  • Introduction

The introduction describes the background of the problem being solved, issues related to the problem being solved, reviews of research that have been done previously by other researchers that are relevant to the research being carried out, ending with State of the art.

  • Theory

Contains relevant theories and discussed in detail the literature review and hypotheses.

  • Method

It basically follows the usual steps in quantitative research. If it is not quantitative research, it can be adjusted to the research mode

  • Analysis and Discussion

The results of the study include the results of validity and reliability tests and research results. The discussion of the research and test results obtained is presented in the form of a theoretical description, either quantitatively or qualitatively. For charts can follow the format for diagrams and pictures.

  • Conclusion

The conclusion should clearly indicate the results obtained, the advantages and disadvantages, and the possibility of further development

  • References

Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use other articles published in the same journal as the model. All publications cited in the text must be included in the References section and arranged alphabetically. As an example:



1 Werner Menski, Comparative Law in a Global Context, The Legal Systems of Asia and Africa (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), Hal. 16.

2 Sarwat, Zakat Rekayasa Genetik. (Yogyakarta: Mirra Buana Media, 2020), Hal. 164-65. 

References (in alphabetical order):

Menski, Werner. Comparative Law in a Global Context, The Legal Systems of Asia and Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Sarwat, Zakat Rekayasa Genetik. Yogyakarta: Mirra Buana Media, 2020.

Journal article:


1Ahsan Yunus, "Multilayered Democracy in Papua: A Comparison of “Noken” System and Electoral College System in the United States." Hasanuddin Law

Review 6 no. 3 (2020): hal. 323-329.

2Yetty Komalasari Dewi, Arie Afriansyah, and Aristyo Rizka Darmawan."Comparative Law Enforcement Model at Sea: Lesson Learned for Indonesia." Indonesian Journal of International Law 18, no. 1 (2020): hal 83-104.

References (in alphabetical order):

Komalasari Dewi, Yetty, Arie Afriansyah, and Aristyo Rizka Darmawan. "Comparative Law Enforcement Model at Sea: Lesson Learned for Indonesia." Indonesian Journal of International Law 18, no. 1 (2020): hal. 83-104.

Yunus, A. "Multilayered Democracy in Papua: A Comparison of “Noken” System and Electoral College System in the United States." Hasanuddin Law Review 6 no. 3 (2020): Hal. 323-32.

  • Figures/Graphics

The figures should be clearly readable and at least have a resolution of 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) for good printing quality.

  • Table

Table made with the open model (without the vertical lines).

 Plagiarism Policy

Screening plagiarism by using Turnitin/Urkund with maximum similarity score 25 %

Submission Manuscript

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration. It is up to the editorial board to decide upon acceptance.
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word file format.
  3. The submission article has been in accordance with IPhilan Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  4. Any third-party-owned materials used have been identified with appropriate credit lines, and permission obtained from the copyright holder for all formats of the journal. The author declares the absence of any conflict of interest.

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