Journal History

Enlighten is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal published by Islamic Guidance and Counseling Department of IAIN Langsa in collaboration with Perkumpulan Ahli Bimbingan dan Konseling Islam (Pabki). Enlighten was first established by Mawardi Siregar, MA, as the Head of the Islamic Guidance and Counseling Study Program. Furthermore, Rizky Andana Pohan, M.Pd,  was appointed as editor in chief. The first issue was published on June 2018. Since the first publication, it has changed several times in term of journal management and policy

   June 2018, the first issue was published in OJS. The ISSN Print was issued on, 2018
   In Vol. 1, No. 2 December 2018, the ISSN Online was issued by LIPI
   Since 2018, All articles must be using the new template of Enlighten
   In 2018, the journal were registered and indexed to several website, including Google Scholar, Garuda,  Moraref, DRJI and Crossref and  etc.
   In 2018 IAIN Langsa  was Crossref member and Enlighten used DOI  prefix 10.32505

In 2020 Enlighten has been indexing by DOAJ and Sinta Grade 4.
   In 2022, Vol 5 No 1, the management agreed on new regulation and policy, including: All manuscript must be in English, minimum title and abstract (if body manuscript in Bahasa) and recommended full manuscript in English.