How to Use the New Logos 9 Reading Plans

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Our Logos libraries contain a lot of “normal” books (monographs) that we want to read chapter by chapter. In previous versions of Logos, creating reading plans that divided up the sessions into chapters was somewhat challenging. In Logos 9, however, chapter by chapter reading plans are a breeze.

Give this a go:

  • Open the Library
  • Navigate to a monograph (“normal” book) you’d like to systematically read such as The Pilgrim’s Progress
  • Right-click on the resource (A)
  • Select Start reading plan (B)
  • Notice a Reading Plan opens with the sessions primarily consisting of a chapter each (C)
  • Click Start in the Reading Plan panel to create the plan and place the start/stop markers in the resource (D)
  • Use the markers in the resource to move through the plan (E)

Please note these observations:

  • You can open/edit the plan from the Docs menu.
  • This new Logos 9 Reading Plan is for monographs only. To create a plan for a Bible, continue to use the previous method of Docs | New | Reading Plan.

For more detailed training about the NEW Logos 9 Reading Plan, check out a subscription at, which includes approximately 220 videos on Logos 9 alone!

Also, make sure to view at your convenience the FREE QuickLook at Logos 9 webinar. During this 80-minute webinar, I’ll introduce you to all of the Logos 9.0 changes!

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Written by
Morris Proctor

Morris Proctor is a certified trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.

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  • Not a fan of the new reading plans. I have tried to generate reading plans with a few new books, but they simply do not work well. Deep Church gave me a reading plan only on the end notes. Another book only gave me the option of a chapter a day. The old reading plans would divide the book out by pages and then give you the number of pages a day based on how many days you wanted to take to read it. I miss this.

    • Hi, Jack. You can still use the old reading plans, if you’d like! Go to the Docs menu, then click on New in the right-hand corner and select Reading Plan from the dropdown list.
      For more on reading plans, you can check out this article.

      Hope that helps,
      Mary from Faithlife

  • Reading plans don’t seem to synchronize from platforms; I figure that I’m doing something wrong. Same book opened from Windows to my iPad to my iPhone all open at the last section being read on each particular device. How does one use a started Reading Plan on another device platform open at the last page access across platform? Thanks!

Written by Morris Proctor