You're starting off great. I see you use strict;. Might I suggest that you use warnings; as well? And I see you've discovered how to work with modules, so you're on a good track here.
As for reading the CSV file, how about Text::CSV? There is a nice section about database programming in our tutorials library, you might want to have a look at that.
Good luck! Should you run into further problems, don't hesitate to ask.
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