6010 Libraries and Archives

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

6010 Libraries and Archives

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing library or archive services. The units maintain collections of documents (e.g. books, journals, newspaper and music) and facilitate the use of such documents (recorded information regardless of its physical form and characteristics). All or parts of these collections may be accessible electronically.

Primary activities

  • Archive operation
  • Film archive operation
  • Lending library operation
  • Library operation (except motion picture stock footage and distribution)
  • Mobile library operation
  • Motion picture film archive operation
  • Music archive operation
  • Reference library operation


Units mainly engaged in providing stock footage (via motion picture and video tape libraries) for use in the media and in advertising are included in Class 5512 Motion Picture and Video Distribution.

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