Using preprints in journal club avoids the common discussion of 'how did this paper get into this journal?' Journal club discussions are often distracted from the science by discussions about publishing venue. With preprints the focus is only on science
Recently, with we suggested using preprints for journal club. A student journal club picked one of our preprint and gave us great criticisms.
A call for the use of preprints in journals clubs, highlighting also the work of , and
Using Preprints for Journal Clubs