How do i share libraries and how do i transfer to external drive

hi all,
im fairly new to itunes and had 2 questions i was hoping to get insight on.
first here is the background. i would like to be able to transfer all of my friends music into my itunes. but i now see that i do not have the drive space to do that. however i have an external (free agent go) that it could fit on to.
the first question i have is, is it possible to transfer her entire ipod library into my itunes? (do i need a program for that or can i adjust my settings do allow it?)
second, how would i transfer her entire library to an external drive that does not have the itnes interface on it?
lastly none of the music she has is pirated or bought. its shared music among our fans of a band we all love. moe.!!!!!!!
any thoughts or insight or helpful links would be much appreciated!
thanks in advance!

The answer to second question very simple simply back her music files to the drive & then change the location in which itunes read the files your ex. drive will most likely be F so change it to F in preferences then advanced Change media folder location. It may be a pain but it may be a good idea to delete your library from itunes but keep the files if you wish then readd them after back up to ex. drive. I have done this & it work out fine nothing changed. Any she add will automatically be put on the ex. drive if leave the lacation of your music library as F/ ex. drive.

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