Can you connect 2 ipods to the same computer?

my sister and i live together and share a computer (we're in college). i own a ipod mini and my sister just bought a fifth-gen ipod. is it possible for us to use the same computer and itunes and still have completely different music libraries (like it won't try and put her music on my ipod)? if so how?
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yes you can
see the following:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300432

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    2) Automatically update selected playlists only. With this option, iTunes automatically copies the playlists you have selected to the iPod when you connect it to the computer.
    3) Manually manage songs and playlists. You can also choose to transfer music to the iPod manually. This allows you to drag and drop individual songs and playlists from iTunes to the iPod.

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