Research Paper Specifications:
The research word number count should not exceed (10,000) words, including Arabic and English abstracts, tables, figures, pictures, references, and appendices, if any.
Page margins are (2.5 cm) on all sides, except for the left side, 3 cm; with single line spacing.
The research data shall be written on a separate page (before the start of the research pages) in both Arabic and English, and must contains: the research title, the name of the researcher(s), the institution to which research(s) are affiliated, and contact details, followed by the research pages, starting with the first page which must contain the title of the research only, followed by the Arabic abstract, the English abstract, then the entire research.
The research body shall be written in the form of two columns with 1 cm distance, except for the first page of the research (which must be in one column) and includes the title of the research and the Arabic and English abstract.
The (Arabic / English) abstracts shall not exceed 200 words and include the main research elements: the subject of the research, objectives, methodology, and key findings and recommendations.
Each abstract (Arabic / English) shall be followed by up to 5 keywords that indicates the subject of the research.
The font type used in the text for Arabic research is (Lotus Linotype), font size is (14), and titles must be in (Back Bold). As for footnotes, they must have (8) as a font size, and (10) for tables and figures, while the header or comment on the figure have to be in (Bold).
The font type used in the text for English research is (Times New Roman), font size is (12), and titles must be in (Back Bold). As for footnotes, they must have (8) as a font size, and (9) for tables and figures, while the header or comment on the picture or figure have to be in (Bold).
It is a must to mention the foreign term along with its corresponding Arabic.
The numbering of the search pages is in the middle of the bottom of the page.
Tables, illustrations, pictures and figures must be in suitable space within the journal, with a title for each table, and a comment for each figure or picture, with reference to the source if it is quoted, and to be inserted in separate pages (along with into the body of the research). All pictures and figures must be inserted with a resolution of at least 300 dpi along with clear colors and legible data.
Footnotes: are used to provide readers with explanatory information and are referred to in the text with superscript numbers, with comments numbered sequentially within the text. If necessary, it is permissible to refer to a reference within the footnote and is written in the same way as citation in the body of the research. The footnotes are placed on the same page to which they are mentioned and are separated by a horizontal line from the body of the research.
Mathematical equations: must be numbered and written using one of the following two programs: Math Type or Equation.
Abbreviations: The abbreviations of periodicals titles must be used as stated in The World List of Scientific Periodicals, and internationally standardized abbreviations such as: cm, mm, m, km, ml, kg, .... etc. must be used instead of writing the full term.
The approved style of citation references is the seventh edition of APA (American Psychological Association- APA - 7thED). Thus, researcher(s) must adhere to this format when having in-text citation or when writing references in the list of references.
The list of the Arabic references must be translated into English and added after the list of the Arabic references and before the English references (titled: (Arabic References).