North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


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519121 - LibrariesCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in maintaining collections and facilitating the use of such documents (regardless of its physical form and characteristics) as are required to meet the informational, research, educational or recreational needs of their users.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • bookmobiles
    • libraries (e.g., reference, lending, public)
    • libraries (except motion picture and video tape stock footage)

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • providing motion picture and video stock footage (via libraries) to producers, the media, multimedia and advertising industries (See 512190 Post-production and other motion picture and video industries)
    • retailing books (See 451310 Book stores and news dealers)
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