Stephen McLaughlin is a PhD student at the UT Austin School of Information. He received his BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2008). He has worked as a Senior Editor at the PennSound poetry archive and hosts the podcast Into the Field for Jacket2. His writing has appeared in Gauss PDF, The Volta, and Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing. Stephen’s current work is focused on alternative distribution channels for academic articles and books.