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Alex Wade Microsoft, US Alex.Wade@microsoft.com Alex Wade is Senior Research Program Manager for Scholarly Communications within Microsoft's Technical Computing initiative (a part Microsoft Research), where he manages a variety of research programs related to open access to research data, interoperability of archives and repositories, and the preservation of digital information. Alex holds an Masters of Librarianship degree from the University of Washington. During his career at Microsoft, Alex has lead the Knowledge Access team – responsible for intranet-wide hosted search and taxonomy management services, as well as the business information and corporate intranet portals (MSLibrary and MSWeb); has shipped a SharePoint- based document and workflow management solution for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; and, most recently, served as Senior Program Manager for Windows Desktop Search and the integrated Instant Search functionality in Windows Vista. Prior to joining Microsoft, Alex held Systems Librarian, Engineering Librarian, and Philosophy Librarian positions with the University of Washington Libraries.