Books, they are like wikis, but generally static, and materially solid. There are a few types of books, and a few ways to get them.
- To buy books in general, you would need to go to a bookstore.
- If you wanted comic or game books, it is better to go to Bizarro World and Drom's Comics and Cards though.
- For a book of telephone numbers, you would need a phone book.
- If you are a college student, or just interested in learning, you might need a textbook.
- There are also books that save you money, such as the Entertainment Book.
How to get your hands on one of these things called "books"
There are many places to access books in Davis, either by buying new, renting or borrowing, or buying cheap used books.
Bookstores in Davis:
- The Avid Reader Independent new book seller.
- Davis Christian Bookroom
- Health Sciences Bookstore Campus operated book seller.
- Logos Books Independent used book seller; not-for-profit.
- Newsbeat Technically, Newsbeat sells periodicals, but they also carry literary reviews.
- Off-Campus Books Independent used book seller; purchases textbooks.
- Sweet Briar Books Independent new/used book seller.
- UC Davis Bookstore Campus operated book seller; sells general books in addition to textbooks.
A list of places in Davis where one may buy or borrow cheap used books.
- Davis Branch Library
- Off-Campus Books — the little rolling shelves outside can be interesting.
- Shields Library
- Thrift Stores
Free or trading books:
Some classic books are available to read free online at sites like:
They are like the Internet, before there were computers. People tend to be quiet here.
- Davis Branch Library - The local public library
- UC Davis Libraries - Ones you can find on Campus
- Shields Library - The main campus library all the others are pretty self explanatory.
- Health Sciences Library
- Law Library
- Physical Sciences and Engineering Library
- East Davis Library in a Box
- The Library a now departed arcade with a witty name formerly located on G Street.
Books about Davis
- Day Trips from Sacramento by Stephen Metzger — A couple chapters on Davis, even covers Campus Cinema.
The reading community.
- People like to get together and read a book as a group in a book club.
- There is also a fun movement to exchange books and use the Internet called Bookcrossing
- UC Davis has a fun project called the Campus Community Book Project which is worth noting.
- You can exchange books for free within Davis on the Wiki using the Book Trading page.
Former Book sources: