Manuscript Formatting Guidelines
Authors of accepted manuscripts will be asked to re-submit an electronic word processed copy of their work that abides by the following formatting requirements:

  1. Font: (Times New Roman).
  2. Line spacing: (1.5) cm.
  3. Font size for headings and text: research title: (20pt bold); main headings: (16pt bold); subheadings (14pt); text (12pt).
  4. Heading and subheading formats: Main headings appear on a separate line from the rest of the text. First-level subheadings are flush left and appear on a separate line from the paragraph. Second-level subheadings are placed at the beginning of the paragraph and appear on the same line as the paragraph text. Headings and subheadings should not be underlined. Subheadings should be numbered in a sequential order.
  5. Tables and figures must have a title which should be placed two lines above and should include a brief description underneath. All tables and figures must be numbered in a sequential order. The size of a table or figure should not exceed the dimensions of the page.
  6. All pages should be numbered, including those that contain tables or graphics.
  7. Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages, including figures, graphics, tables, and references.
  8. All sources used in the research must appear in the body of the manuscript (in-text citation) and in the reference list section. In-text citation should include the author’s last name and the year of publication placed in parentheses in the footnote. The reference list should appear at the end of the manuscript under the heading “References” and should be presented according to the following requirements:

A-Journal article


Author’s last name followed by first name. (Date of publication of article in parentheses). “Title of article in quotation marks”. Title of journal italicized and underlined, volume number (vol.), issue number (no.), page number.


Alatar, Jamal, (2010).”Factors influencing voluntary and involuntary labor turnover: Views of managers in Qatari industrial sector”. International Journal of Business and Public Administration (IJBPA),  Vol. 4, No. 1. PP.430-436.

B – Books


Author’s last name followed by first name. (Date of publication of book in parentheses). “Title of book italicized, underlined and enclosed in quotation marks”. place of publication: publisher.


Hogge, R. and Craig, A. (1971), Introduction to Mathematical Statistics. New York: MacMillan Company.

Imitator, Ismail Sabri, (1985), “international political relations,” Kuwait: Dar publications, strings.