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Alex Wade

  • Director - Scholarly Communication
  • Microsoft Research
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  • 13

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Research interests

Scholarly Communication Information Retrieval Data Mining Artificial Intelligence

About

Alex Wade is Director of Scholarly Communications at Microsoft Research, currently focused on Microsoft Academic, involving aspects of knowledge acquisition, knowledge representation, intentionality, dialog systems, semantic search and intelligent agents. Alex holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from U.C. Berkeley, and a Masters of Librarianship degree from the University of Washington. During his career at Microsoft, Alex has managed Microsoft’s internal corporate search and taxonomy management services, has worked on Windows Search for multiple Windows OS releases, and has implemented an Open Access policy governing Microsoft Research’s scholarly output. Prior to joining Microsoft, Alex worked in the library systems of the University of Washington, the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley.

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Publications

Chemistry Add-in for Word

  • Townsend J
  • Murray-Rust P
  • Downing J
  • Fernicola P
  • Chhoeun T
  • Naim O
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Enhancing Research Publication using Rich Interactive Narratives

  • Takeda K
  • Keay S
  • Earl G
  • Frey J
  • Wade A
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Tools for the Scholarly Communication Lifecycle

  • Wade A
International Conference on Digital Libraries (2010)
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A Research-Output Repository Platform

  • Wade A
2nd European Workshop on the Use of Digital Object Repository Systems in Digital Libraries (DORSDL2) (2008)
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University of Washington Digital Registry

  • Jordan W
  • Shadle S
  • Wade A
CNI Fall 1998 Task Force Meeting (1998)
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Professional experience

Director - Scholarly Communication

Microsoft Research

April 2008 - Present

Senior Program Manager (Windows Search)

Microsoft Corporation

February 2005 - April 2008 (3 years)

Education history

University of Washington

MLIS

July 1993 - June 1996 (3 years)

University of California Berkeley

BA - Philosophy

September 1984 - August 1988 (4 years)