Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Al-Irsyad: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling Islam mempublikasikan artikel terkait tentang Bimbingan dan Konseling (BK) diantaranya BK Pribadi, BK Karier, BK Sosial, BK Keluarga, BK Agama, dan Psikoterapi Islam.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

General information

Criteria for publication

Jurnal Al-Irsyad : Jurnal Konseling Islam is a peer- reviewed journal that concerns with the field of Islamic studies under six main topics including; BK Pribadi, BK Karier, BK Sosial, BK Pendidikan, Psikoterapi Islam, Konselor, etc.

The article may be written with two types; research and conceptual idea. The research comprises scholarly reports that enhance knowledge regarding islamic studies of the six topics. This may include articles that report results of  quantitative or qualitative research studies.The conceptual  idea  publishes articles conceptually  relevant to the Bimbingan dan Konseling Islam in accordance with the present theories, models, or philosophical  position in such Bimbingan dan Konseling Islam.

The review process

Each submitted manuscripts is  read by the editorial staff. Only those papers that seem most likely to meet our editorial criteria are sent for full peer review. Those papers assessed by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly based on internal and external advice from reviewer specialists in the field).

The potential manuscripts to our readership interest are sent for the next review, at least by two reviewers. The editors then take a decision based on the reviewers' recommendation.

Peer-reviewer Selection

Reviewer selection is essential for publication process based on many factors, including expertise, reputation, specific recommendations and our experience of reviewing the publication process.  Furthermore, we ensure the potential reviewers before sending them manuscripts to review.

Writing the review

The main purpose of the review is to provide the editors with the information needed to determine the accepted manuscripts. The review should also advise the authors as to how they can rewrite for better paper to comply with editorial requirements. As far as possible, a negative review should explain to the authors the weaknesses of their manuscript, so that rejected authors can understand the basis for the decision and see in broad terms what needs to be done to improve the manuscript. This is secondary to the other functions, however, and referees should not feel obliged to provide detailed, constructive advice to the authors of papers that do not meet the criteria for the journal (as outlined in the letter from the editor when asking for the review).


We conduct double-blind review so to authors and the reviewer unknown each other. Unless the reviewers feel so strongly to identify the author, nonetheless, we prefer that reviewers are anonymous throughout the review process and beyond.

Peer-review publication policies

All contributions submitted to the specialists for education area that are selected for peer-review. No less than two selected reviewers read the propective articles.

Ethics and security

Jurnal Al-Irsyad: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling Islam editors may seek advice about submitted papers not only from technical reviewers but also on any aspect of a paper that raises concerns. These may include, for example, ethical issues or issues of access to data or materials. Very occasionally, concerns may also relate to the implications to society of publishing a paper, including threats to security. In such circumstances, advice will usually be sought simultaneously with the technical peer-review process. Overall, publishing decisions, the ultimate decision as to whether to publish is the responsibility of the editor of the journal concerned


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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