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Logos Training Resources

Logos Training Resources

Logos Bible software is provided to all current students in programs and taking classes for credit at Western Seminary. We want you to be able to use the software well in your study and preparation for ministry. Below are some resources that we have created and some other great links that we have found that will help you learn to use the software effectively.

Upcoming Live Logos Training Sessions

If you are unable to attend the sessions below but would like to view previously recorded trainings, recordings may be found here.

  • Logos 101 Online: Getting Started 
    Next Live Date: Thursday, September 10, at 9 AM PST | REGISTER HERE
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    It is very important for students to have a basic understanding of how Logos works. This training will enable you to access the books, tools, and features you need efficiently by teaching the essentials needed to effectively navigate Logos, create a custom study layout and use Logos guides for quick access to a wealth of information. 
  • Logos 102 Online: Research and Writing 
    Next Live Date: Thursday, September 17, at 9 AM PST | REGISTER HERE
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    You have been equipped with a significant number of theological works designed to help you as a student and in ministry. You need to learn how to find books that help you accomplish different tasks, and you need to know how to efficiently find information in those books. This training will help you discover how Logos can support you in the research process. 
  • Logos 103 Online: Exegesis and Original Language Study
    Next Live Date: Thursday, September 24, at 9 AM PST | REGISTER HERE
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    God’s Word is the greatest treasure we have, and we want to do everything we can to know it well and share it effectively. Logos is designed to help you study the Bible with greater effectiveness and efficiency. Whether you are counseling, preaching, or studying for personal growth, this training will help you dig deep into God’s Word. This training will also illustrate how to use Logos to interact with the original languages of the Bible.
  • Ask Anything!
    Next Live Date: Friday, September 25, at 9 AM PST | REGISTER HERE
    You probably have questions related to specific assignments or study needs.  Here’s your chance to ask the expert anything you want!

Training Resources Included in Your Logos Software

  • QuickStart for Logos 8: Follow the link to open this resource in your Logos library, or, once you've opened Logos, type "open quickstart" into the command box at the top of your screen, and you'll find 30 quick and easy training videos. We highly recommend you watch each of these videos to get acquainted with this program.
  • LT101LT102LT103LT104: Also included with your Logos package are four Logos Mobile Education modules created to familiarize users with the program. Access these materials by searching your library for LT101, LT102, LT103, or LT104.

Additional Free Training Resources

  • Logos Student Training website with training videos (includes installation help).
  • Visit this library of free Logos training videos to help with everything from word studies to power search tips
  • If you encounter a software glitch, you may consider searching and contributing to the Logos Forum, where other Logos users may have an answer for you.
  • The Logos Training Blog is another great place to learn the latest tips and tricks to get the most out of your Bible software.
  • Another option is to post your question to your FaithLife group, where a Logos representative or Western employee will be able to help you out.
  • In addition to the Western Seminary FaithLife groups, we encourage you to join other FaithLife groups which can help you build collections in Logos, learn about new promotions, and receive Logos tips in your inbox.
  • Counseling Students! Take a look at the available textbooks and resources that both Logos and Faithlife have for counseling. 

Premium Logos Training Resources

Upgrading to Logos 8

If you were unable to update from Logos 7 to Logos 8 prior to December 10, your software will no longer automatically update. In addition, you will be missing out on a variety of updates and resources. To activate the update, follow these steps.