While some would argue that vinyl is the best audio format, in terms of sound quality, when discussing convenience an MP3 file can't be beaten. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get the best of both worlds by importing your record collection into iTunes.
It's not a difficult process, but you will need some hardware to connect a record player to a Mac. The most straightforward solution is to use a dedicated USB turntable, like this Audio Technica turntable. If you've already got a record player, an RCA to 3.5mm cable coupled with an inexpensive USB sound card will do the trick.
Let me know, in the comments below, what record are you most excited to listen to wherever you go!