NAICS Code Description

519210 - Libraries and Archives

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 519210 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Dartmouth CollegeCity of Kenosha
Chegg IncBrooklyn Public Library
Queens Borough Public LibraryCleveland Public Library
Library of CongressLas Vegs-Clrk Cnty Lbry Dist F
King County Library SystemCuyahoga County Public Library

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 These establishments may also acquire, research, store, preserve, and generally make accessible to the public historical documents, photographs, maps, audio material, audiovisual material, and other archival material of historical interest.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 film and video 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 519290, Web Search Portals and All Other Information Services; and
  • Acquiring distribution rights and distributing motion pictures and videos to motion picture theaters, television networks and stations, other media broadcast and streaming outlets, and exhibitors--are classified in Industry 512120, Motion Picture and Video Distribution.
Index Entries for 519210
519120519120519120519210Centers for documentation (i.e., archives)
519120519120519120519210Circulating libraries
519120519120519120519210Film archives
519120519120519120519210Lending libraries
519120519120519120519210Libraries (except motion picture stock footage, motion picture commercial distribution)
519120519120519120519210Motion picture film libraries, archives
519120519120519120519210Music archives
519120519120519120519210Reference libraries