The FOLIO platform is what holds all the different pieces of FOLIO together. The platform provides the technical infrastructure and visual framework to run apps and to let them be used by users. As a concept, the platform is a combination of central functions built into the core architecture of the system; and a collection of apps and plugins that perform crucial functions, in collaboration with specialized apps for e.g. circulation, metadata management, resource management, etc.  

The platform exists to provide end users with a seamless experience when using the different apps and plugins available for FOLIO.