Mariechen Praekelt is working at the Sasol Library and Information Services on the main campus at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. She is a qualified librarian and is in the library profession for over 20 years. She started her career in the Cataloguing Division and moved to the Teaching and Learning Division. She is now the subject librarian for the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. She is delivering information services, helping the users to gather information, provide training on how to use the databases and how to do referencing.