Cynthia L. Shamel founded Shamel Information Services in 1998, offering research solutions, competitive intelligence, and information consulting services adding value through analysis and summary of findings. She has written dozens of articles related to research and marketing, edited the book on online market and industry research, and most recently co-authored a knowledge management book offering insights from practical experience.
Leadership and Recognition
Shamel is a recognized leader in the industry as a past president of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) and past president of the San Diego Chapter of SLA (the specialized librarians’ association). In awarding her the 2006 Sue Rugge Memorial Award for mentoring, her peers in AIIP have acknowledged her contribution to the information industry.
Cindy Shamel recently engaged with SLA as a strategic change consultant and received the Presidential Citation for service to the association.
Shamel Information Services adheres to the professional standards outline in the AIIP Code of Ethical Business Practice.