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Abbe, Elizabeth. "Connecticut Genealogical Research: Sources and Suggestions," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 134, no. 1 (January 1980), pp. 3-26 [CSL call number F 1 .N56 vol. 134.] Also included in Crandall, Ralph J., ed., Genealogical Research in New England, 1984 [CSL call number: HistRef F 3 .G46 1984]. A good place to begin learning how to use Connecticut records.
Collier, Christopher with Bonnie B. Collier. The Literature of Connecticut History. The Connecticut Scholar, Number 6. Middletown, CT: Connecticut Humanities Council, 1983 [CSL call number HistRef AS 36 .C8 cop. 3].
Hughes, Arthur H. and Morse S. Allen. Connecticut Place Names. Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society, 1976 [CSL call number HistRef F 92 .H83].
Kemp, Thomas Jay. Connecticut Researchers' Handbook (Gale Genealogy and Local History Series, V. 12) Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1981 [CSL call number HistRef Z 1265 .K45 1981]. A handy guide to the resources available in specific Connecticut towns and counties.
Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research. 3rd Edition. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1993 [CSL call number HistRef Z 1251 .E1 G45 1993].
Morrison, BettyJean. Connecting to Connecticut. East Hartford, CT: Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc., 1995 [CSL call number HistRef F 93 .M65 1995].
Parks, Roger, ed. Connecticut: A Bibliography of its History. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1986 [CSL call number HistRef Z 1265 .C66 1986].
Sperry, Kip. Connecticut Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists. Logan, UT: Everton Publishers Inc., 1980 [CSL call number HistRef Z 1265 .S67]. A detailed treatment of the types of records available and their location. Recommended for more advanced researchers.
_______________. New England Genealogical Research: A Guide to Sources. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1988 [CSL Call number HistRef F 3 .S7 1988]. A treatment of Connecticut records is found on pp. 18-30.
Prepared by the History and Genealogy Unit, Connecticut State Library, 11-96.