Volume 13(1), 2017-05, 1—5

From the Editors: External Assessors as “Reviewers” for Quality Assurance of Open Access Journals

Pertti Hurme
Department of Language and
Communication Studies
University of Jyväskylä
Finland

Barbara J. Crawford
Department of Language and
Communication Studies
University of Jyväskylä
Finland

The role of external evaluators of journals play an essential role in identifying young, interdisciplinary, and open access journals as credible.