Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Hukum Keluarga Islam (Ahwal Al- Syakhshiyah)

Hukum Tata Negara (Siyasah)

Hukum Pidana Islam (Jinayah)

Hukum Ekonomi Islam (Muamalah)

Ilmu Al-qur'an dan Tafsir


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Open Access Policy

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.



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...


Pubilcation Ethic

El-Thawalib Journal is one of the journals managed by the Faculty of Sharia and Legal Sciences, IAIN Padangsidimpuan. It was first published in 2020, and has six editions each year, namely February, April, June, August, October and December.



This scientific publication ethics statement is a statement of the code of ethics for all parties involved in the publication process of this scientific journal, namely the manager, editor, bestari partners, and authors. The Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications essentially upholds three ethical values in publications, namely

  1. Neutrality, namely being free from conflicts of interest in managing publications;
  2. Justice, namely giving authorship rights to those entitled to be authors and
  3. Honesty, namely free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publications.


Publication Fee

EL-THAWALIB does not charge APCs, submission charges, or another fee. All processes of article publication are free of charge.


Plagiarism Check

EL-THAWALIB use  Aplication Turnitin to correct articles before publishing.



Open access articles on El-Thawalib are published under a Creative Commons license. It provides an industry standard framework to support the easy reuse of open access materials. Under a Creative Commons license, authors own the copyright to their articles.

El-Thawalib's articles are published in open access under the CC BY NC SA license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license). The CC BY NC SA license is the most open license available and considered the industry 'gold standard' for open access, it is also favored by many funders. This license permits the reader to copy and redistribute the material in any media or format, and to modify, or create in the material, including for commercial use, provided the original author is credited.

Under this license, the author retains the copyright and grants the journal first publication rights with the work simultaneously licensed under the Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY NC SA 4.0) permitting others to share, copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and adapt, modify and develop the material for any purpose, even commercially with acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.


Open Access Policy

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.


Review Process

The El-Thawalib journal applies the review process policies as follows:

  1. Authors are advised to have carried out a plagiarism check of a maximum of 25%, and are free of other copyright infringements before submitting.
  2. The manuscript submitted by the author will go through a review process by the editor, especially checking for suitability with the scope and template of the Journal. In this process, the editor will establish communication with the author so that the manuscript is worthy of being sent to reviewers or even returned/declined.
  3. Manuscripts that have passed the steps above are sent to 2 reviewers for content review using the blind review method.
  4. The review process will consider novelty, objectivity, methods, scientific impact, conclusions, and references.
  5. Reviewers will suggest improvements and/or accept/reject the manuscript.
  6. The editor will decide by considering suggestions from reviewers whether the manuscript meets the requirements of the El-Thawalib Journal
  7. The decision of the editor in chief is final.
  8. The entire review process is carried out in full on the OJS web basis.


Archive Policy

Authors are not permitted to withdraw manuscripts that have been submitted, because in the submitting process there is already an agreement that this article is not in/is under review/published late in other journals, besides that it has also wasted valuable editor and/or reviewer time. Editors and reviewers have spent a great deal of time processing submitted manuscripts, fees and works invested by publishers.

If the author still requests the withdrawal of the manuscript while the manuscript is still in the peer-review process, the author will be fined Rp. 2,000,000 per manuscript, as a withdrawal penalty to the publisher. However, it is unethical to withdraw a manuscript submitted from one journal if it is received by another. Manuscript withdrawal after the manuscript is accepted for publication, the author will be fined by paying IDR 3,000,000 per manuscript. Manuscript withdrawal is only permitted after the withdrawal penalty has been fully paid to the Publisher.

If the author does not agree to pay the fine, the author and his affiliates will be blacklisted for publication in this journal.