Goals

The Blockchain Library’s goals are twofold: to provide easy access to resources on cryptocurrency research for scholars, academics, analysts, and anyone with an interest in cryptocurrency publications; the second is to provide an archive and historical timeline on the development of the blockchain field and to document the journey of its growth through preservation and archival projects.

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What We do

The organizing and sharing of information related to cryptocurrency research have not kept pace with innovations and developments in the field. We will provide services to support research and analysis of blockchain technologies. We are organizing information on blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrency platforms to make research accessible and preserve history. 

Philosophy, Ethics, and Principles

Finally, we care about principles such as security, privacy, and open access to information. We want to share information to researchers in such a way there are no compromises with security or privacy. This is why we run the site in secure settings. We also believe that this open access philosophy can provide the mechanism to most widely transmit information to future innovators and creators.

Who We Are

MarkMark Hakkarinen is the founder of the Blockchain Library. He has an MA in Communication, Culture, and Technology and has seven years of experience in library science and information management at Georgetown University. He is presently working on his MSc in Digital Currency from the University of Nicosia. His interest in blockchain and cryptocurrency stems from a philosophy of technology and the change to communities brought about by innovative technologies at socially relevant times. He also has a BA in Environmental Studies from Cornell College. Get in touch with Mark through his LinkedIn profile or through his Earn profile.