The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah RACE Centre is an open access library specialising in the study of race, ethnicity, migration and the fight for social justice.
Our holdings are unique in sharing the histories of global majority communities in the UK. As a library which tells community stories, we are located in Manchester Central Library, right in the heart of the city, where we're accessible to everybody.
The Library is open any time that Central Library is open and our enquiry desk is staffed on weekdays. Study spaces are available for you to use and Central Library has WiFi so you can bring your own device and get connected.
The different sections of the library are clearly signposted making it ideal for browsing and discovering. You can also search for specific resources in the Manchester Libraries catalogue and the University of Manchester Library's Library Search
The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah RACE Centre is situated within Manchester Central Library.
Learn how to access books, resources and archives.
Our library collection has approximately 16000 books, pamphlets, reports and journals.
Find out more about accessibility at the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah RACE Centre, Manchester Central Library