Reference Style

Researchers or requested to follow the following reference style while developing their papers for Al-Qamar Journal. This style is originated from Chicago Manual of Style:

References for the first time in the paper

Book:

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)

Journal:

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

Website:

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

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.

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).

Book review:
David Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner," review of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, New York Times, April 23, 2006, Sunday Book Review, 30.

Organization, association, or corporation as author:
University of Chicago Press, The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003), 100-101.

Two or more authors:
Geoffrey C. Ward, John H and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007), 12.

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

Book:

Asad, Islam at the crossroads,13.

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

Journal:

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

Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author:

Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera, 56.

Editor, translator, or compiler instead of author:

Lattimore, The Iliad of Homer, 93.

Website:

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

Thesis or dissertation:

Remedios, "Defining my Process: My Journey Through the MFA Acting Program at the University of South Carolina." , 36.

Indirect Source:

Hacking, The Social Construction of What?, 104, quoted in Manuel DeLanda, A New Philosophy of Society , 3.

Paper presented at a meeting or conference:

Adelman, " 'Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On': God's Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition"

Book review:
Kamp, "Deconstructing Dinner,", 31.

Organization, association, or corporation as author:
Chicago Press, The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed , 102.

Two or more authors:
Ward, H and Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945, 13.

Verse from the Quran:

Al-Baqarah 2:15.