Several books are available from the MSU Libraries on writing scientific papers. They explain the parts of a paper and what belongs in each part as well as how to write in scientific style. From each book's page below, click on "connect to online resource" to read it.
You can also search the MSU Libraries Online Catalog for books in hardcopy. Use search keywords like:
biological sciences and writing
(Books available only in hardcopy from the MSU Libraries can be delivered to distance students. Please see the tab about distance learning services)