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generally the references are kept at the last slide and cited using \cite command. I feel that this kind of notation is little difficult to understand from the point of an audience. Mostly, I use \footnote command, because it shows the reference at footer in same slide, which makes easier to understand. But \footnote can't print from bib file and therefore I always ended up putting one complete reference with \footnote. See below an example-

\documentclass{beamer}
\usetheme{Madrid}
\usepackage{bibentry}

\title[Test]{Test} 
\author{Author} 
\institute[]{Institute}
\date{\today} 

\begin{document}
\begin{frame}{Citation}
    This statement requires citation \cite{tobin1964commercial}

    But the way I want is \footnote{Tobin, James. Commercial banks as creators of" money.". Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University, 1964.} %\footnote{tobin1964commercial}
\end{frame}

\begin{frame}{References}
    \bibliographystyle{amsalpha}
    \bibliography{bibfile}
\end{frame}
\end{document}

This is how the generated PDF looks- enter image description here

What I want is a way, so that I can use \footnote together with \cite command, something like \footnote{tobin1964commercial}. And this should show the complete reference in the footer.

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\footcite might be a solution for you:

\documentclass{beamer}

\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}

% only for this example, otherwise in .bib file
\usepackage{filecontents}

\begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib}
@TECHREPORT{RePEc:cwl:cwldpp:159,
    title = {Commercial Banks as Creators of 'Money'},
    author = {Tobin, James},
    year = {1963},
    institution = {Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University},
    type = {Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers},
    number = {159},
    url = {http://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cwl:cwldpp:159}
}
\end{filecontents}

\usepackage[style=verbose,backend=biber]{biblatex}
\addbibresource{\jobname.bib}

\begin{document}
 \begin{frame}
    Text text \footcite{RePEc:cwl:cwldpp:159}
 \end{frame}

 \begin{frame}
     \printbibliography
 \end{frame} 

\end{document}

enter image description here

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  • Exactly. Is it possible to have the last reference slide as well? I would prefer to see the references with the same index as appeared in the slide. If possible. Thanks a lot.
    – ravi
    Nov 20, 2016 at 14:58
  • @RaviJoshi Sure, see my edit. Nov 20, 2016 at 15:00
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    Not able to compile. Getting following error This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2015) The top-level auxiliary file: ppt.aux I found no \citation commands---while reading file ppt.aux I found no \bibdata command---while reading file ppt.aux I found no \bibstyle command---while reading file ppt.aux (There were 3 error messages)
    – ravi
    Nov 20, 2016 at 15:11
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    @RaviJoshi As this solution uses biblatex this has to be compiles with biber and not bibtex. If you don't have biber you can try with \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} instead. If you witch from bibtex to biber it is easiest to remove all the axillary files and compile from clean. Nov 20, 2016 at 15:14
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    Thanks. I figured it out. biblatex is there. Thanks a lot. It is working now.
    – ravi
    Nov 20, 2016 at 15:25

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