Since hedge funds often do not actively seek publicity, searching for information on hedge funds can be quite difficult. There are, however, a few sources of information you can consult. Capital IQ and Bloomberg can be used to identify and learn more about hedge funds.
The library has journals, books, and industry reports related to hedge funds and alternative investing. including: Hedge Me: An Insider's Guide to US Hedge Fund Job Opportunities, Getting a Job in Hedge Funds. Hedge Fund Research is a website which requires registration but provides detailed index data on over 1,900 funds as well as a quarterly report on the entire hedge fund industry.