Mary Edmunds Otter, PG Dip HSR, BA

Information Specialist


Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
Centre for Medicine
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH

Tel: 00 44 116 2523215



  • Design and methodology of systematic reviews
  • Role of information staff in conducting reviews
  • Delivering information skills training
  • Using Web 2.0 technologies for information provision and e-learning



Spriggs, S and Edmunds Otter, M. Integrating information retrieval skills into the undergraduate medical curriculum. Health Libraries Group Conference, Belfast, 2004

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Beverley, C. Edmunds Otter, M.  and Booth A. (2006) Systematic reviews and Secondary Research. In Gerrish, K. A. Lacey., A. (Ed.) The Research Process in Nursing. 5th ed. London, Blackwells.

Beecroft C, Booth A, Edmunds Otter M, Keen C, Lynch C (2009) Supporting "Best Research for Best Health" with best information
Health Information & Libraries Journal, 26 (4), 307-315

Edmunds Otter, M., Whittaker, S., and Spriggs, S.   (2009) Using Wikis and Peer Evaluation to teach Medical Students how to find and assess evidence based resources: a pilot study New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2009, 15 (2), pp. 187-205.

Sprigg N, Machili C, Edmunds Otter M, Wilson A, and Robinson T. (2009) A systematic review of delays in seeking medical attention after transient ischaemic attack. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Published Online First: 8 March 2009. doi:10.1136/jnnp.2008.167924

Beck, V, Quinn, M.,  Dunn A, Edmunds Otter M, Hammer N, and Pitchforth E, (2008) The Economics of Health  (TRN191)  Report submitted to the East Midlands Development Agency (emda)

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