Library guidesSubject: Economy and Business
Cryptocurrencies have gained ground in recent years due to their ease of use, accessibility and the optimism surrounding them. This guide contains the resources you need to understand cryptocurrencies, the various types that exist, and the technology involved. It also sets out their characteristics and their negative aspects.
What cryptocurrencies are and how they work
The Spanish Wikipedia entry explaining the main concepts related to cryptocurrencies.
A browsable glossary containing all the terms in Spanish related to cryptocurrencies and blockchains.
A collection of short and simple articles explaining the concepts related to cryptocurrencies.
A collection of articles for all levels of knowledge about cryptocurrencies and less well-known concepts.
A three-part podcast about the cryptocurrency movement, its implications and blockchain technology.
This article, which is co-authored by the faculty member and finance expert Elisabet Ruiz Dotras, examines how the cryptocurrencies market works.
An article in Spanish describing what cryptocurrency mining is, and the various types of mining.
What bitcoin mining is, and what being a miner involves.
What Smart Contracts (computer codes that automatically execute parameters established by the parties) are, and how they work (in Spanish).
An article examining the competitiveness between miners over the execution of Smart Contracts in public blockchains.
A podcast that looks at how cryptocurrency mining works, and what attracts miners to it.
Hot & Cold Wallets
A simple explanation in Spanish of what cold wallets are and their characteristics.
A simple explanation in Spanish of what hot wallets are, their characteristics and what each type is for.
Librarians responsible for this library guide
Albert CerveraOperative subgroup: Librarian for Economics and Business, vocational training and advanced-level training courses for professionals Operative group: Library for Learning