Administrative Policy Writing
Citation in academic work versus government writing
An example: often government writers use what are called
A basic shell or template. These letters will often have the
same formatting and even same sentences.
Names, dates, and maybe specific rules are switched as the
case may require.
If you are writing a form letter, you are using someone
else’s ideas. The sentences are not your own. They belong
to the individual who wrote the form.
Do you need to “give credit” to that person?