hig.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • sv-SE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • de-DE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Trendalysing Social Work
University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Department of Social Work and Psychology. Stockholms universitet.
2014 (English)In: International Journal of Recent Contributions from Engineering, Science & IT (iJES), ISSN 2197-8581, Vol. 2, no 4, 39-45 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This report describes an exploration of Google Trends in an attempt to determine its usefulness for social work research. Web searches on Google Trends related to social work were undertaken for the period 2007-2013. Hits related to jobs and education dominated. Emerging trends related to social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, but also came up for words such as evidence, technology and measure that might be interpreted in terms of theories or concepts, e,g., New Public Management and managerial social work. These findings were compared with numbers of reported studies in the databases Web of Science and PsycInfo. The paper includes some practical suggestions that might improve searches; but Google Trends is a tool still in the process of development and so far its usefulness for academic social work appears to be limited.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kassel: Kassel University Press GmbH, 2014. Vol. 2, no 4, 39-45 p.
Keyword [en]
Google Trends, social work trends, methods, managerial ideas
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-18702DOI: 10.3991/ijes.v2i4.4200OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-18702DiVA: diva2:777989
Available from: 2015-01-09 Created: 2015-01-09 Last updated: 2015-01-09Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(874 kB)42 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 874 kBChecksum SHA-512
b4c3db65c25433334290943678644924931ac977c1f17794a4bf1dd6965f6b703c7575cb00ffbeb41679faa96880f0dde8f181eab2bc870110f9818d1a8bee4e
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Trygged, Sven
By organisation
Department of Social Work and Psychology
Social Work

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 42 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 198 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • sv-SE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • de-DE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf