Its been a slow migration from my old laptop to my new mac mac and the thing that I thought would give me the most grief is taking my itunes library and moving it from pc to mac. The way that Apple tells you to do it (burn everything to disk!!) is antiquated and expensive and a total waste of time.

In this instance, though, Google is my friend: I managed to find a quick video on how to take your music off your ipod and put it into a newly created (or any other) itunes library. Easy Peasy and it worked for me.  I thought I best share it for anyone else having the same trouble I had: