See the specification website for the main publications related to BIDS and its extensions.

BIDS references are centralized in a zotero group


    author = {Rick O. Gilmore and Joy Lorenzo Kennedy and Karen E. Adolph},
    title ={Practical Solutions for Sharing Data and Materials From Psychological Research},
    journal = {Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science},
    volume = {1},
    number = {1},
    pages = {121-130},
    year = {2018},
    doi = {10.1177/2515245917746500},
    note ={PMID: 31157320},
    URL = {}


Gorgolewski, K. J., Alfaro-Almagro, F., Auer, T., Bellec, P., Capotă, M., Chakravarty, M. M., Churchill, N. W., Cohen, A. L., Craddock, R. C., Devenyi, G. A., Eklund, A., Esteban, O., Flandin, G., Ghosh, S. S., Guntupalli, J. S., Jenkinson, M., Keshavan, A., Kiar, G., Liem, F., Raamana, P. R., Raffelt, D., Steele, C. J., Quirion, P., Smith, R. E., Strother, S. C., Varoquaux, G., Wang, Y., Yarkoni, T., & Poldrack, R. A. (2017). BIDS apps: Improving ease of use, accessibility, and reproducibility of neuroimaging data analysis methods. PLOS Journals, 2. 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005209

Nichols, T.E., Das, S., Eickhoff, S. B., Evans, A. C., Glatard, T., Hanke, M., Kriegeskorte, N., Milham, M. P., Poldrack, R. A., Poline, J., Proal, E., Thirion, B., Essen, D. C. V., White, T., & Yeo B. T. T. (2017). Best practices in data analysis and sharing in neuroimaging using MRI. Nature Neuroscience, 20, 299–303. 10.1038/nn.4500