Instructions for writing research in the Journal of Babylon Center for Humanities Studies and procedures

Instructions for writing research in the Journal of Babylon Center for Humanities Studies and procedures

First: Important Information

1- The Journal publishes solid scientific research that has not previously been published in the field of human sciences.

 2- The journal approves the publication of research in Arabic and English, in addition to the Eastern languages (Turkish, Hebrew, Persian). Research is written in the Word program, provided that research pages do not exceed twenty-five pages and are not less than ten pages. As for the main titles, the font size is It is (16) bold, the sub-headings are (14) bold, and the text of the paper is 14 plain, on A4 paper, and the font type is (Simplified Arabic).

3- Font type in English research (Times New Roman): font size: 16 bold for the main title, 14 bold for subtitles, 14 normal for the research body and page numbering, 11 normal for tables and figures, 9 normal for the summary and footnotes.

4- The research submitted for publication is subject to scientific reviwing by experts recognized for their competence and experience in their field of specialization and in the specializations corresponding to the research material, and the review is done confidentially.

5-The research is returned to its author to make corrections, if any, and then returned to the journal in printed form and sent electronically within a maximum period of one week.

6-The main criterion for acceptance for publication is that the research is original or valuable and that the topic is important, the suitability of the method and style, as well as the importance of quality, results, and applications.

Second: Follow-up and review

All research submitted by the editorial board shall be examined in order to determine the appropriateness of the search for publishing rules. When this is done, the texts are sent to two external reviewers according to their respective competencies for the subject of scientific research. Residents report between 3 and 4 weeks. The final decision will then be made by the editorial board based on the residents' report and suggestions. Often decisions are as follows:

- Acceptable for publication.

- Acceptable with minor modifications.

- Acceptable with great modifications.

- Search disapproved (not for publication).

 The main criterion for acceptance of publishing is that the search should be genuine, that the subject matter is relevant, the method and method, and the importance of quality, results, and applications.

Third: Method and methodology of writing research

Research should adopt the following formula:

All search pages must be numbered from the title page.

First page (search information in Arabic)



Research Title

 (Short, clear, comprehensive, and regenerative title). The center of the page is in the type of Simplified English font and the size is Bold 14.

Name of the researcher with the highest certificate and scientific title obtained

Author's Workplace (Researcher)


The phone

Keywords (4-10 words) describe the most important scientific titles in the research.

How to quote search (last name, first name, second researcher name, search name, place of publication)

The page has the following phrase:

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The above is written in Simplified Arabic font size 14.


Second page (search information in English)


Title Paper ,the type of font(Times Roman 14Bold)

Author's Name (in English)

Workplace of the researcher (Affiliation) (in English)


Keywords (4-10 words) Describes the most important scientific titles in the research (in English)


How to Cite This Article (Last Name, First Name, Second Researcher Name, Search Name, Place of Publication) and in English

The following icon and phrase will be included on this page:







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Abstract in Arabic

Abstract in Arabic (showing the objectives of the research and the problem that the researcher aims to find a solution and areas of research and the most expected results to not exceed words about (350) words and not less than (250) words.


Abstract in English

Translation of the Arabic language Abstract.


The research topic includes a summary and definitions of the main titles of the research in which the researcher explains the reasons for his choice of research and previous studies that dealt with the subject and justification of writing research and clarify the method and terminology and concepts of the basic research.

Search board

1 - The borders of the paper 2cm from the right, left and bottom .

2 - the type of line is Simplified Arabic and size Bold 14

3 - Sub-headings in the type of line Simplified Arabic and size Bold 14

  1. The numbering of the research margins shall be at the end of the research and prior to the list of sources used by the researcher to write his research and in a continuous sequence with the type of the line Simplified Arabic and size 12.

5 - If there are charts or tables or supplements used in the search must be indicated by a number within the text and added at the end of the search after the list of sources Simplified Arabic and size 12.

Materials and methods used

             The tools and methods used by the researcher in writing his research with a clear methodology of research ,This section also provides sufficient information for readers to evaluate the research or to reproduce it in the same manner as the authors. This section provides the time period for the research (study), the design of the research (the study), how to calculate the size of the studied sample, details of the introduction and reduction of the criteria, how to use the random distribution and other technical methods such as procedures, In the study or writing the research.

Results or conclusions

The main findings of the researcher in his research of the results and conclusions of scientific and concise and concise by providing basic parameters of research and compare and provide results sequentially.




Proposals and recommendations

             In which he writes the most important solutions proposed and recommendations presented by the researcher according to the findings and conclusions reached in his research.

Research conclusion

The researcher presents a general picture of the research, its results and its conclusions, in which it summarizes the research material in a way that highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the research and suggests future studies.

Previous studies

This section mentions studies (research) that have already reviewed the subject of the research and mentions the method of access to those studies in short.

Problems encountered by the author (searcher)

In this section, he discusses the most important problems faced by the author.

Sources (written at end of search)

Arab Sources

List of sources and references (in Arabic) on a separate list And translated into English (verbatim translation) in another list, Simplified Arabic, Volume 12 (Arabic), Times Roman, and Volume 12 (English).

Foreign sources

The sources are mentioned alphabetically

Research is reported alphabetically



Author's name, title of the book, edition or part number, publishing house, place of publication (country), year of issue.

Journals and periodicals

The research that was written by one researchers (the researcher's name is serialized one (last), the researcher's name the sequence one

Research Title: Place of Publication: Year: Volume: Issue Number of Researcher (s)

The research that was written by two researchers (the researcher's name is serialized one (last), the researcher's name the sequence one: the name of the second researcher Title: Place of Publication: Year: Volume: Issue

The research that was written by more than two researchers (the researcher's name is serialized one (last), the researcher's name of the sequence one of the first: write the words (and others) Title: Place of Publication: Year: Volume: Issue.


Name of Author or Author, Article Title, Journal Name, Date of Publication (Day / Month / Year)


The title of the page and its address or domain name, the names of the authors, the title of the article, the date of publication, the date of access to the page (necessary if the date of publication does not exist)

Published and unpublished university letters and papers

Name of the author , title of the thesis and its type (PhD or MA), university name, country, year of discussion.


The appendices, charts, images, tables, and illustrations that appear in the text at the end of the search are collected after the list of sources, references and separate papers. The size of the Post Card is limited so that the information on it does not affect the reference to the table title and number.

  Tables and charts.

The table names should be written in Arabic numerals such as table (1). In sequence, with a short title written for each table, the explanatory questions should be written in the footnotes, not at the beginning.

Images and illustrations Using Jpeg, Jpg, and Tiff formats and must be referenced within the search by sequential numbering.