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Introduction Pornography participates individuals on several levels. Some people enjoy pornography while some believe that the world will be best with no. Some would feel that a song like It's Nice to be Nude is a cute tune that's observing the joys of the human body. Others might think that it is disgusting and not really worth listening to. Pornography is extremely subjective in respect to what it is, how it's defined, and its own merits. The intent of this paper is to discuss pornography in a historical context and how it affects librarians in relation to its presence on the Internet. Definitions: Getting to Know All About "It" * Pornography: The term porn originates from the Greek pornographes meaning literally "the writing of harlots. "1 Pornography received official recognition as part of the English language in 1857 with the word's inclusion in the Oxford English Dictionary.2 It is utilized "descriptively to refer to sexually explicit writings and images. "3 * Obscenity: Filthy, indecent, offensive to modesty or decency, expressing or suggesting lewd ideas.4 * Censorship: The practice of curbing or deleting material regarded as objectionable.5 * Intellectual Freedom: According to the American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom is the right of every person both to search and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause, or movement may be explored. Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive, and disseminate thoughts. It's a core value of the library profession and a co.. .