Mendeley is a free software that is available on all platforms (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) and compatible with all major browsers (e.g. Chrome, Firefox). Mendeley is both desktop-based, so that you can organize your research from your personal computer or laptop, and web-based, also mirroring your research library in the cloud, accessible from anywhere in the world.
STEP 1: Go to the Mendeley.com
STEP 2: Click "Create a new account"
STEP 3: Create an account by filling out the form. It is highly recommended to use your @uvm.edu email address for your account.
STEP 4: Enter University of Vermont as your institution. Congratulations, your account has been created and you are logged in to the web version!
STEP 5: Download Mendeley to your personal computer.