bimserverThe Building Information Model server (BIMserver) is just what you need to setup your new online project collaboration environment for BIM. BIMserver is open source, which means it is free to use. All they expect from you is your feedback for further development. However, they will appreciate your financial support by buying the BIMserver Book.

As per their description, this software enables you to host your own BIMserver to centralize the information of any construction (or other building related) project. The core is based on the open standard IFC and therefore knows how to handle IFC data. The BIMserver is not a fileserver;

Hitch Hikers Guide to BIMThe Hitch Hikers Guide to BIM by Alan Wooldrige (codename Cadalot) is very useful guide for anyone who wants to learn about BIM. He uses a live language to make you feel comfortable within a partly alien subject. Though it looks like a concise BIM encyclopaedia with terminologies presented in an alphabetical order, you will find it interesting to read from the beginning to the end. You will surely want keep it as a quick reference guide. As the title implies, it provides you with the essential information for you to survive when you enter into the BIM world.

The Document is being updated, however you can access the current version here.