NAICS Code 519120

NAICS 519120

NAICS Code 519120 – Libraries and Archives

Definition of NAICS Code 519120: 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 These establishments may also acquire, research, store, preserve, and generally make accessible to the public historical documents, photographs, maps, audio material, audiovisual material, and other archival material of historical interest.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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Cross Reference Guide for Code 519120

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing stock footage (via motion picture and video tape libraries) to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 512199, Other Motion Picture and Video Industries;
  • Providing stock music to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries–are classified in Industry NAICS 512290, Other Sound Recording Industries;
  • Providing stock photos to the media, multimedia, and advertising industries–are classified in Industry NAICS 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 NAICS 512120, Motion Picture and Video Distribution.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 519120

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Archives
  • Bookmobiles
  • Centers for documentation (i.e., archives)
  • Circulating libraries
  • Film archives
  • Lending libraries
  • Libraries (except motion picture stock footage, motion picture commercial distribution)
  • Motion picture film libraries, archives
  • Music archives
  • Reference libraries

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 519120

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8810, 9101NAICS 519120
  • CA WC: 9015
  • DE WC: 890
  • PA WC: 890
  • MI WC: 8810, 9101
  • NJ WC: 8838, 9106
  • NY WC: 8838, 9101
  • WY WC: 519120
  • GL: 66309
  • SIC: 8231

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 519110 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

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NAICS Code 519120