Insert your audio CD into your computer.
Click on the CD name in the Source list. (This shows a list of songs on that CD.)
iTunes you will now copy the selected songs from the CD to your iTunes Library.
Once all of the songs are imported, click "Eject Disc."
Had message that my question has been opened to all Experts. I am satisfied I have been able deal with my problem. One way it might have been avoided is that the package in which my IPOD came was 'sealed' with transparrant tape. I did not know its base had a helpful instruction booklet and connecting cables hidden in the base of the perspex package. Had I purchased it I am sure the retailer would have pointed that out. But it came as a present and visiting a retailer is difficult for me. I had been using just the BOSE instructions which are of course limited so far as the IPOD itself is concerned.
Please can you please now CANCEL Emails continuing to come to me. I will 'live with' the charges to my Credit Card, unless there is some way you can refund them. I have it seems had more of your time, albeit of the electronic nature. A personal call I am sure would also have prevented the problem, but you may well have an embargo in Apple on all use of telephones! . Gordon Waine 44 (0)115(NNN) NNN-NNNN