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A Note To Contributers


Bi-Annual Research Journal "Al-Qamar" Lahore is scholarly journal being published and hosted by Al-Qamar Islamic Research Foundation Lahore. This scholarly journal is being appeared according to HEC, Pakistan’s standards of high quality research. Authors are invited to submit their research papers relevant to all areas of Islamic learning and related branches of knowledge. The journal is trilingual (Urdu, English and Arabic), so you can write your papers in any of these languages. All Papers should contain comprehensive abstracts and conclusions and must be written in Microsoft word format.


Reference Style for Al-Qamar Journal

Dear researchers! You are requested to follow the following reference style while developing your papers. This style is originated from Chicago Manual of Style::


Book reference for the first time in the paper

Muhammad Asad, Islam at the crossroads (Lahore: Sheikh Muhammad Ashraf,1955),12.

(In case of more than one volume please write volume and page as: 1/12)


Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, trans. Edith Grossman (London: Cape, 1988), 242-55.


Editor, translator, or compiler instead of author:

Richmond Lattimore, trans., The Iliad of Homer (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951), 91-92.


Article from a journal:

Muhammad Samiei, “Neo-Orientaliosm? The relationship between the West and Islam in our globalized world.” Third World Quarterly 31, no. 7 (2010): 1145.


Short book reference (i.e. after first reference in the paper)

Asad, Islam at the crossroads,13.

(In case of more than one volume please write volume and page as: 1/12)


Short journal reference (i.e. after first reference in the paper)

Muhammad Samiei, “Neo-Orientaliosm? The relationship between the West and Islam in our globalized world.” Third World Quarterly, 1146.


Verse from the Quran

Al-Baqarah 2:15.


Article from Website

McDonald's Corporation. "McDonald's Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts." Accessed July 19, 2008. http://www.mcdonalds.com/corp/about/factsheets.html.


Thesis or dissertation

Richard E. Remedios, "Defining my Process: My Journey Through the MFA Acting Program at the University of South Carolina." (Masters thesis, University of South Carolina, 2007), 35.


Indirect Source

Ian Hacking, The Social Construction of What? (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999), 103, quoted in Manuel DeLanda, A New Philosophy of Society (New York: Continuum, 2006), 2.


Paper presented at a meeting or conference

Rachel Adelman, " 'Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On': God's Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition" (paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 21-24, 2009).


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Contacts

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