writing & editing


Academic publications


Attridge Bufton, M. (2023). Critical foundations in undergraduate research. A reading guide (second edition).  https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/

Attridge Bufton, M., & Samokishyn, M. (2022). Critical foundations in undergraduate research. A reading guide (first edition). https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/undergradresearchreadingguide/

Book chapters

Samokishyn, M., & Attridge Bufton, M. (2023). “Imagine | Question | Search | Synthesize. A case study in fostering intellectual curiosity with inquiry-based learning.” In C. Tysick et. al. (Eds.). Intellectual curiosity and the role of libraries. Chapter 7. https://intellectualcuriosity.pressbooks.sunycreate.cloud/

Play your cards right: An information literacy card game for undergrads. In Ellyssa Valenti (Kroski), editor, 50 Gaming Programs, American Library Association (2020). Co-authored with C. Harkness and R. Tucci.

A “honey” of a union deal: Gender and status in the labour action of Carleton University librarians, 1948–1975, in In solidarity: Academic llbrarian labour activism and union participation in Canada, Mary Kandiuk and Jennifer Dekker, editors, Library Juice Press, 2014


Solidarity by association: The unionization of faculty, academic librarians and support staff at Carleton University (1973-1976). Thesis (M.A.) Carleton University, 2014, Ottawa.

Professional publications                  

“Sex, violence and video games. Censorship in the academic library,” published in Freedom to Read 2015, Current Censorship Issues in Canada by the Book and Periodical Council. Co-authored with Wayne Jones.

“Fair play or foul. Deborah Ann Norton,” published in Memories, Mementoes, Memorabilia. 1808 School Days Past 1808 – 1965 by the North Grenville Historical Society, 2014. 

Editorial work

Academic editing

Peer reviewer for Reference Services Review, the Capstone Seminar Series Journal and the Southern Journal of Canadian Studies

Professional editing

Open Shelf: The magazine of the Ontario Library Association
I am the former editor-in-chief and a contributing writer to Open Shelf.


I participated in the 2015 University of Southern Mississippi (USM) British Studies Abroad Program as part of my Master of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta.

As part of this USM program, I chronicled my visits to British libraries, museums, and archives on Adventures in Libraryland

In Talk out loud, I cover issues related to my role as the Interdisciplinary Studies Librarian