NAICS Code Description

519120 - Libraries and Archives

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 519120 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Dartmouth CollegeKing County Library System
New York Public LibraryBrooklyn Public Library
Chegg IncLas Vegs-Clrk Cnty Lbry Dist F
Queens Borough Public LibraryCuyahoga County Public Library
Library of CongressGeorge W Bush Foundation

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 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 These establishments may also acquire, research, store, preserve, and generally make accessible to the public historical documents, photographs, maps, audio material, audiovisual material, and other archival material of historical interest.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.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Providing stock footage (via motion picture and video tape libraries) to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries--are classified in U.S. Industry 512199, Other Motion Picture and Video Industries;
  • Providing stock music to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries--are classified in Industry 512290, Other Sound Recording Industries;
  • Providing stock photos to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries--are classified in Industry 519190, All Other Information Services; and
  • Distributing film and video productions to motion picture theaters, television networks and stations, and exhibitors--are classified in Industry 512120, Motion Picture and Video Distribution.
Index Entries for 519120
519120519120519120Centers for documentation (i.e., archives)
519120519120519120Circulating libraries
519120519120519120Film archives
519120519120519120Lending libraries
519120519120519120Libraries (except motion picture stock footage, motion picture commercial distribution)
519120519120519120Motion picture film libraries, archives
519120519120519120Music archives
519120519120519120Reference libraries