NAICS Code 511140 Directory and Mailing List Publishers

Industry

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Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in publishing directories, mailing lists, and collections or compilations of fact. The products are typically protected in their selection, arrangement and/or presentation. Examples are lists of mailing addresses, telephone directories, directories of businesses, collections or compilations of proprietary drugs or legal case results, compilations of public records, etc. These establishments may publish directories and mailing lists in print or electronic form.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating web search portals or developing and publishing, exclusively on the Internet, collections or compilations of creative works or facts: classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing andBroadcasting and Web Search Portals
  • Compiling mailing lists in conjunction with providing direct mail advertising services: classified in Industry 541860, Direct Mail Advertising
  • Printing without publishing directories and mailing lists: classified in Industry 32311, Printing
  • Publishing computer software: classified in Industry 511210, Software Publishers
  • Creating and publishing encyclopedias and similar collections of creative works in print and/or electronic media: classified in Industry 511130, Book Publishers
  • Creating and publishing collections of creative works that are periodically updated: classified in Industry 511120, Periodical Publishers.

Illustrative Examples

  • Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)

Industries Included

  • Address list publishers (except exlusive Internet publishing)
  • Address list publishers and printing combined
  • Business directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Business directory publishers and printing combined
  • Catalog of collections publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Catalog of collections publishers and printing combined
  • Directory and mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory and mailing list publishers and printing combined
  • Directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Directory publishers and printing combined
  • Electronic directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Mailing list publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), directory
  • Telephone directory publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Telephone directory publishers and printing combined