Currently Being ModeratedJul 10, 2013 2:32 PM (in response to Ockmeadow)
For the duplicates problem, you can use the iTunes >View > Show Duplicate Items option. Another option is to use one of the scripts or suggestions here -> how to delete duplicated songs all at one time?
For the CDs that aren't transferring, are you able to play them in iTunes? Do they show up on your iPad?
Take a look at this Apple doc for general syncing tips -> iOS: Syncing with iTunes