Su Shi was regarded as a brilliant all-rounder and as one of the excellent literati of the Song Dynasty. He was a literary writer as well as a politician. He was greatly admired by emperors Renzong and Shenzong of the Song Dynasty. During his lifetime, Su Shi experienced the period of vehement political competition between the new and the old factions of the Northern Song Dynasty. The rivalry caused him to be banished three times, over a span of ten years. His individual fate was closely linked with the vicissitudes of the Northern Song Dynasty. With regard to his political achievements, Su Shi was a member of the Imperial Academy, but his political life was full of constant and dramatic heaves. In the literary domain, he was the leader of the Song Dynasty literati, with remarkable productivity in his creation of poems, lyrics, and prose. He was well versed in music, poetry, calligraphy, and painting. The previous and the contemporary literati of the Tang Dynasty and of the Song Dynasty could hardly surpass his literary and artistic talents and achievements. His literary works and commentaries had far-reaching impact on future generations. Su Shi had ever traveled around in approximately 300 cities within the territory of the Northern Song Dynasty, making friends wherever he stayed. This paper attempts to explore how the historical material related to Su Shi, including his life experience, his literary works,his interpersonal relationships, and relevant research data on him, can be analyzed, tagged, classified, archived, and eventually combined with a geographic information system. With the idea of devising a “research resources center,” we establish a geographic information website on Su Shi, with temporal and spatial coordinates applied to the historical material connected with his life.