Links and Resources

Resources on censorship and free expression for students and educators.

Articles

Selected articles and on censorship issues in Canada and internationally, including interviews with Patsy Aldana, John Ralston Saul, and other champions of free expression, from the annual Freedom to Read review. [continue...]

Bannings and Burnings in History

Some of the most controversial books in history are now regarded as classics. The Bible and works by Shakespeare are among those that have been banned over the past two thousand years. Here is a selective timeline of book bannings, burnings, and other censorship activities. [continue...]

Challenged Works

This selective list, prepared by the Freedom of Expression Committee of the Book and Periodical Council, provides information on more than 100 books, magazines and other written works that have been challenged in the past decades. [continue...]

Games and Quizzes

Downloadable Freedom to Read word searches and online quizzes to test your knowledge of current censorship issues. [continue...]

Works in English on Free Expression and Censorship in Canada

This resource list includes book, articles, pamphlets, periodicals, and other sources of information about censorship and freedom of expression. [continue...]

Documents en fran├žais sur la libre expression et la censure au Canada

This resource list includes book, articles, pamphlets, periodicals, and other sources of information about censorship and freedom of expression. [continue...]

When the Censor Comes

This booklet, designed primarily for teachers, librarians and booksellers, offers basic information about dealing with would-be censors. [continue...]

Links to Related Resources

A list of websites on intellectual freedom. Many of the listed sites link to others that provide additional intriguing and useful information and viewpoints. [continue...]