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How do you judge the quality of a journal?

How to evaluate the genuineness/authenticity, impact, significance & reputation of an open access journal? The prestigious journals have Impact factor & various indices, What about open access journals?

EDIT: Although a previously asked question has garnered many responses, this question is only toward open access publishing.

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In the same way you evaluate quality of a non-open access journal: who are the people on the editorial board, what kind of papers do they publish, etc.