King Faisal University has two open-access refereed journals published bi-annually. The first is ‘The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University: Humanities and Management Sciences’ (ISSN: 1319-6944, E-ISSN: 1658-838x), issued in March and September and named in the Arab Impact Factor. The second is ‘The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University: Basic and Applied Sciences’ (ISSN: 1658-0311, E-ISSN: 1658-8371), which is published in June and December and indexed in Scopus. The two journals were founded in 2000 under the guidance of the Scientific Council of the University. Editors-in-chief are as follows: Prof. Khalid S. Al Abdulsalam (2000-2), Prof. Adel I. Al Afaleq (2002-14), Dr Muhammed S. Al Wasli (2014-15), Prof. Ghazi F. Basiouni (2015-2020) and Dr Abdulrahman E. Al Lily (2020-present). The articles in the two journals are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (BY-NC-SA 4.0) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.