Once the article was published in the journal, the author(s) are:
- granted to the journal right licensed under Creative Commons License Attribution that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship.
- permitted to publish their work online in third parties as it can lead to wider dissemination of the work.
- continue to be the copyright owner and allow the journal to publish the article with the CC BY-NC-SA license
- receiving a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) of the work
Peer Review Process
Every manuscript submitted to Al-Hikmah undergoes a double-blind peer review process starting with an initial review by the Editorial Board members and is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is mostly based on their reports/recommendations. The reviewing process takes up to 1-4 months from the date of receipt of the article. Where manuscript revision is required, authors are urged to ensure that the necessary corrections are made before the manuscript can be accepted for production. The Editorial Board members, however, reserve the right to make the final decision on the status of the manuscript with regard to publication.
Open Access Policy
The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available throughout the globe.