One of the many advantages of participating in a statewide library system is that library staff at even the smallest branch are part of a larger community of colleagues that are available for advice and assistance.


Email Discussion Lists

Staff at PINES libraries rely heavily on the email discussion lists to share information, ask technical questions, and troubleshoot problems.

Subscription Instructions:

To sign up for the lists below, or any other GPLS-hosted mailing lists, please visit:


PINES-L is for general PINES staff discussion and is the main list used by GPLS/PINES staff to broadcast important announcements. If you only wish to subscribe to one email list, this is the one to choose.

ACQ-L is discussion about the Evergreen Acquisitions module.

CAT-L is for PINES cataloger discussion.

Discussion list for using the Evergreen reports interface.


Help Desk

The place to report issues, voice concerns, or request assistance of any kind is the GPLS Help Desk, which is shared between PINES and the GPLS IT department. Logins for staff members should be requested by Library Directors.


Web Address:


Phone: 877-475-7435 (877-GPLSHELP) 404‐291‐2800


Contact Us

If you require assistance but you do not have access to the Help Desk, please contact us through the Contact Form.