511140 Directory and Mailing List Publishers

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in publishing directories, mailing lists, and collections or compilations of fact. The products are typically protected in their selection, arrangement and/or presentation. Examples are lists of mailing addresses, telephone directories, directories of businesses, collections or compilations of proprietary drugs or legal case results, compilations of public records, etc. These establishments may publish directories and mailing lists in print or electronic form.

Illustrative Examples:

Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Operating Web search portals or developing and publishing, exclusively on the Internet, collections or compilations of creative works or facts--are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Compiling mailing lists in conjunction with providing direct mail advertising services--are classified in Industry 541860, Direct Mail Advertising;
  • Printing without publishing directories and mailing lists--are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Publishing computer software--are classified in Industry 511210, Software Publishers;
  • Creating and publishing encyclopedias and similar collections of creative works in print and/or electronic media--are classified in Industry 511130, Book Publishers; and
  • Creating and publishing collections of creative works that are periodically updated--are classified in Industry 511120, Periodical Publishers.
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511140 511140 511140  Address list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Address list publishers and printing combined
511140 511140 511140  Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Business directory publishers and printing combined
511140 511140 511140  Catalog of collections publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Catalog of collections publishers and printing combined
511140 511140 511140  Directory and mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Directory and mailing list publishers and printing combined
511140 511140 511140  Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Directory publishers and printing combined
511140 511140 511140  Electronic directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), directory
511140 511140 511140  Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511140 511140 511140  Telephone directory publishers and printing combined