Speaking

Conference Presentations

  • “Teaching the concept and the tool: lessons in materialist digital literacy practice.” Lydia Zvyagintseva & Kate Cawthorn. Festival of Teaching and Learning. University of Alberta. January 27, 2021.
  • “‘Minds & Machines’ and the study of dreams: Syllabi Analysis Project.” Lydia Zvyagintseva & Hanne Pearce. Open Ideas. University of Alberta Library. December 15, 2020. [Slides.]
  • “Digital Literacy Programming: Teaching the Concept and the Tool”. Hanne Pearce & Lydia Zvyagintseva. ACRL Digital Scholarship Section Virtual Professional Development Program. April 15, 2020. [Recording.]
  • “Feminist but Not Feminized: The Politics of Labour in Academic Library Technology”. Lydia Zvyagintseva and Mary Greenshields. Politics of Libraries 2019: Labour in Libraries. Edmonton, AB. August 16, 2019.
  • “‘You Won’t Find a More Collaborative Team’: Radical Equality in the Digital Scholarship Centre.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Digital Pedagogy Institute 2019. Waterloo, ON. July 31-August 1, 2019. [Slides.]
  • “Canadian Utopia: Communal Approach to Digital Scholarship”. Lydia Zvyagintseva. ACH 2019: Association for Computers in the Humanities. Pittsburgh, PA. July 22-26, 2019. [Slides.]
  • ‘“Do you want to talk about this today?” The politics and power of conversation in a librarian podcast’. Lydia Zvyagintseva. CAPAL19: The Politics of Conversation: Identity, Community, and Communication. Vancouver, BC. June 2-4, 2019. [Slides.]
  • “Imagining service as relationship in the academic library”. Lydia Zvyagintseva. CAPAL19: The Politics of Conversation: Identity, Community, and Communication. Vancouver, BC. June 2-4, 2019. [Slides.]
  • “Finding Bera: Using Augmented Reality for Enhanced Library Experiences.” Lydia Zvyaginsteva, Jolene Brisbois, and Hugh Lowry. Netspeed Conference. Edmonton, AB. October 11-12, 2018.
  • “Putting the user in the center: design thinking in digital literacy services.” Holly Arnason & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Netspeed Conference. Edmonton, AB. October 3-4, 2017.
  • “Embracing anarchy? A Code4Lib YEG retrospective.” Sam Popowich, Dana Ouellette & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Netspeed Conference. Edmonton, AB. October 3-4, 2017. [Slides.]
  • “Citizen volunteers and civic technology in Edmonton, Alberta.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Canadian Open Data Summit 2017. Edmonton, AB. June 12-14, 2017.
  • “Civic Tech: Voices of a growing movement in Canada. ” Gabe Sawhney, Lydia Zvyagintseva. Panel, Canadian Open Data Summit 2017. Edmonton, AB. June 12-14, 2017. [Slides.]
  • “‘Sporty, quiet, loud, wordy, mathsy, artsy, blah blah’: Surveying the landscape of digital interactive display technologies around the world.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Code4Lib Alberta Conference. Edmonton, AB. November 24-25, 2016. [Slides.]
  • “Teaching with open data: strategies for data literacy instruction.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Alberta Open Data Summit. Edmonton, AB. October 14, 2016. [Slides.]
  • “Integrating volunteer civic technology initiatives into city services: a prototyping model.” David Rauch and Lydia Zvyagintseva. Alberta Open Data Summit. Edmonton, AB. October 14, 2016.
  • “Zen and the art of repository maintenance.” Kim Pham & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Open Repositories. Dublin, Ireland. June 13-16, 2016. [Slides.]
  • “Repository as research method: a digital collections virtuous circle.” Kim Pham & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Open Repositories. Dublin, Ireland. June 13-16, 2016. [Slides.]
  • Islandora in the classroom: digital history and repositories. Kim Pham & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Poster presented at the Open Repositories Conference. Dublin, Ireland. June 13-16, 2016.
  • “Surveying the landscape of undergraduate education in the digital humanities.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Digital Initiatives Symposium. University of San Diego, San Diego, CA. April 28, 2016. [Slides.]
  • “Building on Digital Projects: Managing a Digital Course Infrastructure”. Kim Pham and Lydia Zvyagintseva. Poster presented at the International Data Curation Conference. Amsterdam. February 22-25, 2016.
  • “Playing for keeps? Digital pedagogy, student work and preservation.” Stacy Allison Cassin, Myron Groover and Lydia Zvyagintseva. OCUL Digital Curation Summit. MacMaster University, Hamilton, ON. October 16, 2015.
  • “In our own words: libraries, makerspaces, and community engagement.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Access Conference. Toronto, ON. Sept. 8-11, 2015. [Slides.]
  • “Whither community? Data curation and public digital humanities.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Keystone Digital Humanities Conference. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. July 22-25, 2015. [Slides.]
  • “Generation Open: Students Speak Out”. Lydia Zvyagintseva, Evelyn Micelotta & Kathryn Ordzyuk. Panel, University of Alberta Libraries Open Access Week. Edmonton, AB. October 21, 2014. [Slides.]
  • “Beyond Staff Picks: Digital Discovery in Public Libraries.” Lydia Zvyagintseva. Netspeed Conference, Edmonton, AB. October 17, 2014. [Slides.]
  • “Hacking the city: libraries and the open data movement”. Alex Carruthers & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Access Conference, Calgary, AB. October 1, 2014. [Slides.]
  • “Data Curation You Can Taste: Improving Crowd-Sourced Data from the New York Public Library’s Menu Transcription Project.” Trevor Munoz & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Digital Curation Interest Group Meeting, American Library Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV. June 29, 2014. [Slides.]
  • “Dynamic Query Suggestion in Web Search Engines: A Comparative Examination.” Ali Shiri & Lydia Zvyagintseva. Canadian Association of Information Science, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON. May 30, 2014.
  • “Infrastructures and platforms: data curation in the digital humanities.” Forum for Information Professionals, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. February 7, 2014. [Slides.]
  • “Libraries as APIs: a digital humanities perspective.” Code4Lib YEG, Edmonton, AB. November 21, 2013. [Slides.]
  • “‘We haven’t located us yet’ : the intersection of digital humanities and libraries.” Digging the Digital: Humanities Computing Graduate Student Conference, University of Alberta. April 6, 2013. [Slides.]
  • “Reading from a distance: computational text analysis with Voyeur and its implications on literary criticism.” Humanities Computing Graduate Student Conference, University of Alberta. March 23, 2012. [Slides.]

Select Public Presentations and Invited Talks

  • “New Media, Digital Literacy, and Three Kinds of Thinking”. Forum For Information Professionals Keynote Address. University of Alberta, February 2, 2018.
  • “Digital Exhibits at EPL”. Beamdog, Edmonton, AB. March 15, 2018.
  • “Digital Exhibits at EPL: Internship research and future directions.” Edmonton Public Library Board Meeting. Edmonton, AB. May 7, 2017.
  • “Digital Exhibits and Interactive Games at EPL.” BioWare, Edmonton, AB. April 11, 2017.
  • “Digital Interactive Exhibits.” Canadian Urban Libraries Council Public Libraries Leaders Meeting. Edmonton, AB. April 5, 2017.
  • “Digital Exhibits Research Project Findings.” University of Alberta Libraries, Edmonton, AB. April 3, 2017.
  • “Digital Exhibits at EPL.” Edmonton New Technology Society, Edmonton, AB. March 12, 2017.