Submission format

FORMAT FOR ABSRACT(S) AND PAPER(S) SUBMISSION

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE MUSLIM WORLD: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES"

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT AND PAPER WRITING


General Instructions

All submissions should be submitted electronically to the Secretariat at iclsc2012@iium.edu.my or iclsc2012@gmail.com

The paper should be written either in English or Arabic only.

Please use M/Word 2007 or below for the writing purposes. It should be at least in Microsoft Word 2003 (*.doc). Please make sure it is virus-free.

The papers should not be more than 10 pages excluding references.

The format of writing should follow APA style only.

All text should be written in A4 size, Font Times New Roman, size 11, with a single spaced text and allow for a double spacing between paragraphs.

Allow top margins of 1.25˝ (3.2 cm) first page and 0.75˝ (1.9 cm) the following pages, bottom margin of 1.44˝ (3.7 cm) left margin of 0.63˝ (1.6 cm) and right margin of 0.63˝ /91.6 cm).

The paper should include: title, author's name(s), affiliation and present address, acknowledgement, abstract (300 words maximum), an introduction, content, a conclusion, and a reference section.


Font

Use font type Times New Roman.

Use font size 14 bold for the title.

Use font size 12 for the author's and affiliation names and addresses.

Use font size 11 for the text which includes abstract, body, references and acknowledgement.


Tables and Figures

Use font size 10.

The charts and graphs must be centered and title should be at the top.

Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals in the order in which the tables are first mentioned in text.

The illustrations and photographs must be centered.

Capitalize captions.


End Notes

Endnotes should be kept to a minimum.

Use single spacing and font size 10.


References

References should be complete and follow the APA Style