Copyright and plagiarism Here you can learn more about copyright, how to avoid plagiarism and how to use picture material in your work. What is copyright? Copyright protects literary and artistic works. When the originator creates a work,it is automatically copyrighted. What is plagiarism? Plagiarism is if you for example take facts, ideas or pictures from someone else’s published or unpublished work and use in your own work without mentioning the source. How can you use pictures? You need the author's permission to use his or her footage. What can you share and copy? The Bonus Copyright Access agreement regulates which duplication rules that apply for teachers and students at university. The agreement gives teachers and students some rights to copy and share copyright protected material for educational purposes.