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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines


The template can be found at docx


The abstract should be 100 to 150 words in length. Keywords: provide a maximum 6 keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (for example: ‘and’, ‘of’). These keyword will be for indexing purposes.

The body content consists of:

1 Introduction

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. Avoiding a detailed literature survey or summary of the results.

2 Materials and methods

2.1 Materials

Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced.

2.2 Methods

Methods already published should be indicated by a reference and only relevant modifications should be described.

3 Results and discussion

3.1 Results

Results should be clear and concise.

3.2 Discussion

This part should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.



it should contain high enough quality for refereeing and please note that individual figure files larger than 10 MB must be uploaded separately. Please convert the images to one of the following formats:
EPS (or PDF): for vector drawings and embed the font or save the text as ‘graphics’.
TIFF (or JPG): for color or grayscale photographs (halftones) and use minimum of 300 dpi.
TIFF (or JPG): for bitmapped line drawings and minimum of 1000 dpi is required.
TIFF (or JPG): for combinations bitmapped line/halftone (color or grayscale) and minimum of 500 dpi is required.


Please submit as editable text and not as images. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.


If your article include equation, please write the equation as editable text using MS Equation Editor and not as images. The equation number is to be placed at the right side.


Please use Zotero or Mendeley software for cite the reference automatically in the text and references list. The references style is IEEE format.


[1]   A.N. Ahmad, R. Abdul Rahman, M. Othman, U.F. Ungku Zainal Abidin, Critical success factors affecting the implementation of halal food management systems: Perspective of halal executives, consultants and auditors, Food Control. 74 (2017) 70–78. doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2016.11.031.

[2]   H. El-Gohary, Halal tourism, is it really Halal?, Tour. Manag. Perspect. 19, Part B (2016) 124–130. doi:10.1016/j.tmp.2015.12.013.


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