Guide to Authors


Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance is a peer-reviewed biannual academic journal publishing in Spring and Autumn. The journal accepts articles in Turkish, English and Arabic languages. Manuscript that are prepared in accordance with the principles set below can be submitted to jief@izu.edu.tr or to the physical address. 
 
Writing Rules 

1. Title of the article: Title of the manuscript should reflect the content, one that expresses it best, and should be in bold letters.

2. Name(s) and address(es) of the author(s): Names and surnames, the institution the author is associated with, her/his contact and e-mail addresses should also be specified.
 
3. Abstract: At the beginning, the manuscript should include an abstract both in Turkish and English, briefly and laconically expressing the subject, in maximum 150 words. There should be no reference to used sources, figure and chart numbers. Leaving one line empty after the body of abstract, there should be key words, minimum 3 and maximum 8 words.
 
4. Main Text: Should be typed in MS Word program in Times New Roman or similar font type, 12 type size and 1,5 line on A4 format (29/7x21cm) paper. There should be 2,5 cm on the margins and pages should be numbered. The manuscript should not exceed 10.000 words.
 
5. Tables and Figures: Tables should have numbers and captions. In tables, vertical lines should not be used. Horizontal lines should be used only to separate sub-headings within the table. The table number should be written at the top, aligned to the left, and should not be in italics. The caption should be written in italics, and the first letter of each word should be capitalized. Tables should be placed where they are most appropriate in the text.
 
6. Citations: Authors should avoid using footnotes as much as possible. Footnotes should be used only for explanations and numbered automatically. Endnotes should only be used for explanation, and at the end of the text.

In order to indicate sources in footnotes, authors should use the principles of in-text citation. References within the text should be given in parentheses as: (Brown 1966), (Brown 1966: 27).

When sources with several authors are referred, the name of the first author is given and for others ‘et. al’ is added: (Ezel et al. 2002).

In secondary sources quoted, original source should also be pointed as: “Barkan (1932) .....”(in İnalcık 1998).
 
Personal interviews can be indicated by giving the last name(s) and the date(s); moreover they should be stated in the references as: www.tcmb.gov.tr/bulten (20.12.2005)

7. References: Should be at the end of the text in alphabetical order, in one of the ways shown below. If there are more than one source by the same author, then they will be listed according to their publication date; sources of the same author published in the same year will be shown as (1995a, 1995b):

Book;
Arbel, Benjamin (1995), Trading Nations, Jews and Venetians in the Early Modern Eastern Mediterranean, Brill Pub., Leiden.
Bulut, Mehmet (2008), Osmanlı-Atlantik İlişkileri, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul.
Shaw, Stanford (2009), Osmanlı İmparatorluğu, Trans. Mehmet Harmancı, Yurt Yayınları, İstanbul.

Book Chapter;
Gezen, Ali (2010), “Balkans During the Ottoman Era” The Muslims in Europe, Ed. Robert Davis, Harvard Univ. Press., Boston, 37-58.
 
Article;
İnalcık, Halil (1951), “Osmanlı İmparatorluğunun Kuruluş ve İnkişafı Devrinde Türkiye’nin İktisadi Vaziyeti Üzerinde Bir Tetkik Münasebetiyle”, Bellleten 15/2:629- 690. 

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