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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

 

  • Logos Basic and Intermediate Training (90 min.)
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time | Register Here

    Discover strategies you can use to get started with ease. You will also gain a greater appreciation of how to customize Logos for your specific study needs. Topics that will be covered include customizing layouts, utilizing parallel resources, the text comparison tool, the information tool, visual filters, the passage guide, exegetical guide, topic guide, Bible word study guide (linking tools and guides to your Bible for instant lookup), basic biblical searching, searching your library, prioritizing your resources, the Factbook, the amazing tools on the selection menu to speed up exegesis and word studies, and time-saving shortcuts.

    If these times don’t work for you, take the online “Getting Started” course here or watch the 101, 102, and 103 videos at www.logos.com/student-training

  • Searching and Research in Logos (90 min.)
    Monday, July 12, 2021, at 11:00 .am. Pacific Time | Register Here

    In this training, we will cover how to use Logos to perform basic and sophisticated searches in the Biblical text. You will learn how to do original language searches (on words and phrases) and how to use the morph search and morph query for some powerful searches that will enhance your studies and exegesis. 

    We will also cover how to use the Notes Tool and Favorites Tool for your research and for writing papers. You'll learn how Logos can help you with citing sources (footnotes), building a bibilography, creating a bibliography for you, as well as collecting, organizing, storing, and searching notes for your current studies and years of use in the future. 

    If these times don't work for you, you can view training videos at www.logos.com/student-training as well as www.logos.com/pro

  • Ask Anything! Q&A for Logos Bible Software (60 min.)
    Friday, July 16, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Pacific Time | Register Here

    You probably have questions related to specific assignments or study needs.  Here’s your opportunity to ask the expert anything you want! Feel free to listen in and learn even if you don't have specific questions.

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.