Rémi Castonguay

MLIS (McGill), MA (Hunter)

Rémi Castonguay received his Master’s in Library and Information Studies from McGill University in 2000 and an MA in Musicology from Hunter College in 2008. His varied experience in New York City took him from the Frick Collection to Columbia University and the City University of New York. He was Public Services and Project Librarian at Yale University’s Gilmore Music Library from 2008 to 2015. At SFU he was the interim Digital Scholarship Librarian (2019-21), overseeing a vast array of digital humanities projects. 

Rémi directs the Visual Resources Centre with knowledge of best practices for strategic planning, collection development policies, and innovative solutions to work within copyright law and UBC guidelines. He liaises and collaborates with other units to ensure continual IT & AV support, and digital curation of the image collections in support of the Department’s teaching, learning, and research.