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Free Membership for Research & Tools

Available To
  • Faculty
  • Staff
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Stanford has an enterprise-wide membership to Gartner (formerly CEB) resources that enable Stanford employees to log in and use resources at no charge. Resources include research findings, templates, tools, webinars and more on hundreds of topics.

Available Modules and Content

Currently, the modules are:

  • Human Resources (Corporate Leadership Council and Recruiting Leadership Council), provided by University HR
  • Marketing and Communications (Communications Leadership Council), provided by University HR
  • Information Technology, provided by University IT; visit the University IT website for details on this module

Membership modules may change each fiscal year. Each module includes research papers on dozens of topics, templates, and tools that are downloadable and easily used, and free webinars. 

Instructions to Sign Up

You must use your "" or "" email address to sign up for a free account; visit the Gartner website to sign up. You'll get a confirmation email. Once logged into the website, click on the person/profile icon at top right, then click 'My Tracks.' You will see a list of the modules available to you. Visit the Gartner Website.

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