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COMM 215: Basic Photography for Communications

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's COMM 215 taught by Dr. Catherine McCormick. It includes numerous research sources about the history of photography, including information about the J. Randall Plummer Photography Collection.

Welcome to the COMM 215 Course Guide

Welcome to the library guide for COMM 215:  Basic Photography for Communications.  This guide has been developed to help students succeed in Dr. Catherine McCormick's course, which serves as an introduction to digital photography, emphasizing camera skills, aesthetics and storytelling.  Specifically, this guide includes information to help students learn about the J. Randall Plummer Photography Collection owned by Archives and Special Collections in the Penn State Harrisburg Library.  The guide is offered as a starting point and should be used in conjunction with other library research guides, which are listed in the box below.

Click on the buttons on the left-hand side of the page to see the library's resources that will help you to complete assignments in this course.

If you need more help using the library, contact Heidi Abbey Moyer,, Archivist and Humanities Reference Librarian and Faculty Liaison Librarian to the School of Humanities.

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