1. Read between the lines
Before sitting down to the write the paper, think and try to understand the given topic. A good scientific paper cannot be written until and unless the topic is not understood. Try to find that hidden question in the topic that can cover the whole paper. The data and facts that are to be found will be based on the hidden research question.
2. Search for the facts
Now it is time to sit down and search for the clues, which in the case of the scientific paper are the facts and the data. The literature is to be collected now. You can search for the articles, publications, published thesis, papers, essays and reports related to the topic. Be sure to stay focused and brief.
Once the data, the literature and the facts have been collected, it is important that it beorganized in a proper manner. What, when, where, how and why all need to be organized.
4. Be sure to rephrase
Do not even think of copying that data or the fact. If you copy the data from the website, it can be called as plagiarism. The plagiarism can lead to the cancellation of the paper. It is to be made sure that the information that is taken from any source is cited and referred in the paper in a proper manner.
5. Add references
To all the information that is added to the paper, it should be cited. All the citations should be linked to the over all reference that is added in the end of the paper. If the scientific paper is to be a part of a journal, it is important that the referencing style of the journal be to be followed.