If the prevalence of cryptocurrencies in the news media has you scratching your head, you can find a wealth of knowledge about them at the Library. 

Check out the Cryp­to In­vest­ing Guide by Ian Balina, the founder and CEO of Token Metrics, a company dedicated to supplying crypto investors with the necessary data to help them make informed decisions. This book can arm you with a comprehensive understanding of foundational terms like blockchains, decentralized finance, and non-fungible tokens, before you jump into buying crypto.

With The Everything Guide to Investing in Cryptocurrency by Ryan Derousseau, you can learn about the different types of cryptocurrencies on the market, best practices for secure trading, and how to set up a cryptocurrency wallet. 

Read the story of twin brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss and how they became the first to earn billions by investing in cryptocurrency in Ben Mezrich’s Bitcoin Billionaires

You can also find the latest full-text articles and eBooks about what equipment and software is needed to mine bitcoin through the Inspire databases. Plus, there are plenty of resources on Inspire about the histories of cryptocurrencies and how cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens might play a role in the metaverse.