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Biology 190 UV Sunscreen Lab: Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Information on the efficacy of sunscreen against UV radiation for the laboratory in Biology 190, including books, online reference books, and magazine and peer-reviewed (scholarly) journal articles.

Magazines and Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journal Articles

The databases listed in this Research Guide are available only to Truckee Meadows Community College students, faculty and staff. You will need your TMCC credentials (Username and Password) to access them off-campus.

Sample Journal Article

Searching the database Academic Search Premier using the search term "sunscreen effectiveness," a number of articles were retrieved.  Browse the abstracts to select a useful article.  The article below was selected:

This EBSCO database also provides citations, although care must be taken to check them against a citation style guide.  Here is the APA citation for the article, but it has incorrect capitalization of the authors' names and requires an indentation on the second line:

MUSMADE, P., & LIGADE, V. (2014). Sun protection factor: science or advertising?. Current Science (00113891), 107(10), 1635-1636.