Welcome to the website for H-Net's Executive Council, the governing body for our organization. Here you can find meeting agendas, official communications from the officers and council members, voting records, policies passed by the Council, public planning documents and blogs by the officers.

Recent Content

Digital literacy: competencies performed in specific technologies or a must-have skill for the 21st century?

Have you seen the latest issue of JOLT?  In the most recent issue of MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT), you'll find a couple of interesting articles on the concepts of digital literacy... or eLiteracy, computer literacy, media literacy... We all use different terms for basically the same concept in our policy documents or in teaching/learning practices.

DYK? DID YOU KNOW that H-Net has 10 networks with over 4K subscribers?

H-Net President

H-Net communities have long been an important space for scholarly discussions and offer a safe space to explore new ideas or to debate old ones. Whether large or small, the H-Net networks today work so well because of their editors' unflagging commitment to H-Net's mission and our belief in open access to and for academia.

H-Net and Academia

H-Net VP for Networks

Many of us have pondered H-Net’s place on the internet these days. Finding, or creating, that space, still needs some work, but for the moment I’d like us to think about a slightly different question.

What is H-Net's place in the world of academia today? 

New review editors, network editors and advisory board members - as of January 2015

Our Vice-President for Networks, Patrick Cox, and Vice-President for Research & Publications, Robert Cassenello, have been working hard to support all the H-Net networks - and I want to congratulate them together with Managing Editors Jesse Draper and Yelena Kalinsky.