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 519120 Libraries and Archives

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing library or archive services. These establishments are engaged in maintaining collections of documents (e.g., books, journals, newspapers, and music) and facilitating the use of such documents (recorded information regardless of its physical form and characteristics) as are required to meet the informational, research, educational, or recreational needs of their user. These establishments may also acquire, research, store, preserve, and generally make accessible to the public historical documents, photographs, maps, audio material, audiovisual material, and other archival material of historical interest. All or portions of these collections may be accessible electronically.

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2002 NAICS to 1997 NAICS 2002 NAICS to 1987 SIC 1997Economic Census Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and SIC
Corresponding Index Entries
5191205141208231Centers for documentation (i.e., archives)
5191205141208231Circulating libraries
5191205141207829Film archives
5191205141208231Lending libraries
5191205141208231Libraries (except motion picture stock footage, motion picture commercial distrib
5191205141207829Motion picture film libraries, archives
5191205141208231Music archives
5191205141208231Reference libraries