Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Aug. 02, 2020
Sep. 04, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Aug. 02, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity Registrant Name VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES, INC.  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Central Index Key 0000103872  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --11-01  
Entity Smaller Reporting Company true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   21,702,078