Variant of NAICS 2002 - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Sector

511E - Publishing Industries (except Internet), except ICT

This special aggregation 'Publishing Industries (except Internet), except ICT' comprises the portion of NAICS subsector 511 'Publishing Industries (except Internet)' that does not relate to information and communication technology products

The NAICS subsector 511 'Publishing Industries (except Internet)' comprises establishments primarily engaged in publishing newspapers, periodicals, books, databases, software and other works. These works are characterized by the intellectual creativity required in their development and are usually protected by copyright. Publishers distribute, or arrange for the distribution of copies of these works.

Publishing establishments may create the works in-house, or contract for, purchase, or compile works that were originally created by others. These works may be published in one or more formats including traditional print form, electronic and on-line. Publishers of "multimedia" products, such as interactive children's books, multimedia CD-ROM and digital video disk (DVD) reference books, and musical greeting cards are also included. Establishments in this subsector may print, reproduce or offer direct on-line access to the works themselves or they may arrange with others to carry out such functions.


Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:

- publishing exclusively on the Internet (516, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting)

Variant of NAICS 2002 - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Sector - Classification structure
Code Title
5111Newspaper, Periodical, Book and Directory Publishers Newspaper, Periodical, Book and Directory Publishers
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