Larissa Beringer is an Art, Design and Media Librarian at the Emily Carr University Library. Her focus is on collection development for film and media, artists’ books, journals and exhibition catalogs. She also provides reference services and subject-specific library instruction for art, design and media. Larissa completed her MLIS at McGill University and holds a BFA/Major in Textiles from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Prior to her position at ECUAD she was an Art and Architecture Librarian/ Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She has also worked in the Blackader Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art in Montreal.