Gartner Research

Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading Information Technology (IT) research and advisory company and works to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT.

Features and Benefits: 

With Amherst’s campus subscription, students and employees (staff and faculty) can use to access Gartner Research online and use Gartner Alerts to keep up with IT topics of interest.


Access to Garnter Research and Alerts through the Amherst portal is available to Amherst College students and current employees (faculty and staff).

Getting Started: 



  • Log In
    • Click the log in link above, log in with your Amherst credentials.
      You can only log in using the Amherst College portal link above, not via the home page.
      If you are already logged into the Amherst website or other Amherst network resource and click our Gartner Research portal link, you may get logged into Gartner Research automatically. You can tell if you are logged in if you see a greeting with your name (e.g., Hi, Yourfirstname) in the top center of the Gartner home page in your browser.
  • Search for topics you're interested in.

  • Use Alerts if you want to be notified when there is new research on specific topcis of interest to you.

  • When you're finished, make sure to log out. Once logged out, to log back in you must use the portal link provided above. You cannot log back in from the home page.

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