Censorship is based on the fact that every society has customs, taboos or laws by which speech, dress, religious observance, and sexual expressions are regulated in order to protect the family, the church and the state. This work therefore discussed censorship; it brought to the fore, its historical development, various conceptions, purpose, various methods by which it may be carried out, challenges, controversies, legal guidelines, and its relation to the Nigerian society.
Key words: Censorship, information resources, information explosion, information overload, library, library materials, library resources, education, Nigeria.
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