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Submission Preparation Checklist

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. All articles must bear the title, main author’s and all author’s names (identifying who the corresponding author is), and full contact details of each author (institutional address - [department, faculty, university, state, country], and active e-mail, and cell-phone numbers). Please prepare the cover letter, article with full information, article with no author and affiliation, and turnitin analysis result.
  • 2. Every article must include a title and an abstract. Manuscripts written in Malay must always be accompanied by a title, abstract, and keywords in English. The length of the abstract is to be no more than 250 words including a maximum of 5 keywords.
  • 3. The length of each article must not exceed 7000 words.
  • 4. All article referencing (in-text and bibliographical) must follow the American Psychological Association (APA) style of latest version. An article-format template has been prepared for you to download and use.
  • 5. All manuscripts must strictly follow the required Idealogy Journal formatting standard and be thoroughly proof-read before submission. Manuscripts that do not comply with the format requirement or meet the basic publishable language standard will be out-rightly rejected and not subjected to any kind of review.
  • 6. Idealogy Journal uses double-blind review, meaning that both the reviewer's and author's identities are concealed from each other throughout the review process.
  • 7. This journal followed to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (www.publicationethics.org). Authors and their responsibilities are covered at journal’s website: All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes, in case of detection. Publishers and editors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

Author Guidelines

Manuscripts can either be written in English or Malay.

Article Reviewing Process
Double-blind review process
Idealogy Journal will notify all authors of the acceptance or rejection of their manuscripts within a period of 4 - 12 months. A letter of acceptance/rejection for publication will be issued to relevant authors in due course.
If you do not hear from Idealogy Journal after 12 months of submitting your article, you may assume that your submission has been unsuccessful.

Article Processing Charge (APC)
Authors are required to pay a nominal publication fee to have their articles published with Idealogy Journal.
Charges Applied:
Local Authors: RM100 per article
International Authors: USD30 per article (extra charge of transaction is not include)
Discount 25% will be grant to the second paper with the same main author or group of institution.
Waiver policy is applicable and the decision will made by editorial managing board.