There are also several scientific papers and journal papers available that elaborate about the open source BIMserver.
An arbitrary listof papers can be found on this page. There are many other papers that mention BIMserver or open source BIM projects.  A good source to find them is Google Scholar.

Do you have a paper about the open source BIMserver, please let us know at papers@bimserver.org

  • 2010, van den Helm, Böhms, van Berlo, “IFC-based clash detection for the open-source BIMserver”. In Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, Proceedings of the International Conference, W. TIZANI (Editor), 30 June-2 July, Nottingham, UK, Nottingham University Press, Paper 91, p. 181, ISBN 978-1-907284-60-1 (pdf)
  • 2010, Beetz, de Laat, van Berlo, van den Helm; “Towards an Open Building Information Model Server Report on the progress of an open IFC framework”. Published in proceedings DDSS conference Eindhoven (pdf).
  • 2010, Hijazi, Ehlers, Zlatanova, Becker, van Berlo; “BIM for Geo-analyses (BIM4GEOA)”. Published in proceedings 3D Geoinfo Berlin (pdf)
  • 2010, Beetz, de Laat, van Berlo, van den Helm; “bimserver.org – An Open Source IFC Model Server” Published in proceedings CIB W78 conference Cairo (pdf).
  • 2010, van Berlo, Beetz, “workshop BIMserver at ‘1st accelerating BIM research’ conference Cairo (slides).
  • 2010, van Dommelen, “Future of simulations” (pdf).
  • 2011, van Berlo, de Laat; “GeoBIM”. Published in Kolbe, T. H.; König, G.; Nagel, C. (Eds.): Advances in 3D Geo-Information Sciences, ISBN 978-3-642-12669-7 (pdf).
  • 2011, Hijazi, Ehlers, Zlatanova, Becker, van Berlo; “Initial investigations for modeling interior Utilities within 3D Geo Context: Transforming IFC-interior utility to CityGML/UtilityNetworkADE”. Published in Kolbe, T. H.; König, G.; Nagel, C. (Eds.): Advances in 3D Geo-Information Sciences, ISBN 978-3-642-12669-7 (pdf).
  • 2011, Beetz, van Berlo, de Laat, Bonsma; “Advances in the development and application of an open source model server for building information”. Published in proceedings CIB W78 conference Nice (pdf).
  • 2011, van Berlo, Beetz, “workshop open source BIM tools” at ‘2nd accelerating BIM research’ CIB W78 conference Nice (slides).
  • 2012, van Berlo, presentation “BIMserver at work…” at private workshop “BIM collaboration hubs” Stockholm June 2012 (slides).
  • 2012, van Berlo, Beetz, Bos, Hendriks, Tongeren; ” Collaborative engineering with IFC: new insights and technology”. Published in “eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction – Gudnason & Scherer (Eds)” ISBN 978-0-415-62128-1 for ECPPM 2012 Iceland (pdf).
  • 2012, B. Cahill, K. Menzel & D. Flynn; ” BIM as a centre piece for optimised building operation”. Published in “eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction – Gudnason & Scherer (Eds)” ISBN 978-0-415-62128-1 for ECPPM 2012 Iceland (pdf).
  • 2012, W. Mazairac & J. Beetz; “Towards a Framework for a Domain Specific Open Query Language for Building Information Models”. Published at International Workshop Intelligent Computing in Engineering, July 4-6, 2012 in Herrsching (Munich) Germany (pdf).
  • 2012, Qi, J., et al. “A Fall Hazard Checking Tool Based on BIMserver.”Proceedings ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering. June, 2012 (link)
  • 2012, Glawischnig, Stefan, et al. “Recent advances in the development of MOST: an open-source, vendor and technology independent toolkit for building monitoring, data preprocessing and visualization.” (link).
  • 2012, Jiang, Yufei, et al. “BIM server requirements to support the energy efficient building lifecycle.” Proc. 2012 ASCE international conference on computing in civil engineering. (link).
  • 2012, East, E. William, Chris Bogen, and Vicksburg Center. “An Experimental Platform for Building Information Research.” ASCE, (link)
  • 2013, Yu, Nan, et al. “Integrating BIMserver and OpenStudio for energy efficient building.” Proceedings of 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering. (link).
  • 2014, L.A.H.M. van Berlo and T. Krijnen; “Using the BIM Collaboration Format in a Server Based Workflow” DDSS 2014 (link)
  • 2014, Kang, Tae Wook, and Chang Hee Hong. “GIS-based BIM Object Visualization System Architecture Design using Open source BIM Server Cost-Effectively.” Journal of Korea Spatial Information Society 22.1: 45-53 (link)
  • 2014, Chi Zhang, Jakob Beetz, Matthias Weise; “Model view checking: Automated validation for IFC building models”. Published in eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction Ardeshir Mahdavi, Bob Martens, Raimar Scherer” ISBN 9781138027107 for ECPPM 2014, Vienna Autria (pdf)
  • 2015, Zhang, Chi, Jakob Beetz, and M. Weisen. “Interoperable validation for IFC building models using open standards.” ITcon–Journal of Information Technology in Construction 20 (2015): 24-39 (pdf)
  • 2015, L.A.H.M. van Berlo, Gijs Derks, Cyrille Pennavaire, Paul Bos; “Collaborative Engineering with IFC: common practice in the Netherlands” CIB W78 proceedings, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (pdf)
  • 2015, O’Keeffe, Shawn, and Danú Bergin. “OpenBIM Framework for a Collaborative Historic Preservation System.” (pdf)
  • 2016, L.A.H.M. van Berlo and E. Papadonikolaki; “Facilitating the BIM coordinator and empowering the suppliers with automated data compliance checking” ECPPM 2016 (pdf)
  • 2016, S. van Schaijk and L.A.H.M. van Berlo; “Introducing process mining for AECFM: three experimental case studies” ECPPM 2016 (pdf)
  • 2016, T. Krijnen and L.A.H.M. van Berlo; “Methodologies for requirement checking on building models” DDSS 2016 (pdf)
  • 2016, L.A.H.M. van Berlo, E. Bektas  and H.J.L.M. Vullings; “Using Multi Criteria Analyses and BIM to evaluate design solutions of complex buildings, A case study in automated KPI checking in the early desing phase” DDSS 2016 (pdf)