I usually include references in my beamer-presentation like this:

    \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[text]

However, for a talk I am going to give, I would prefer to have the two most important papers at the beginning (first references slide), followed by a second slide with the rest of the references. How can I achieve this WITHOUT writing everything myself using bibtex?

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    You might try with biblatex, using keywords to differentiate between "important" and others. See this answer – cslstr Mar 27 '14 at 17:27

cslstr's comment pointed me in the right direction. For future reference, here is a complete (minimal) answer:


    \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[triangle]

This will first list the references out of {A,B,C,D,E} that have the keyword "main"; the rest is listed after some free vertical space.

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