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An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic of Censorship.

Background Information

Censorship is the suppression of any form of communication that a controlling body deems to be objectionable. Use the following sources to learn more about the manifestations of censorship, the reasoning used by censors, and the legal issues including freedom of speech that surround it.