Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2021
Mar. 12, 2021
Cover [Abstract]    
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Entity Central Index Key 0000103872  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2021  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-09232  
Entity Registrant Name VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NY  
Entity Tax Identification Number 13-5658129  
Entity Address, Address Line One 2401 N. Glassell Street  
Entity Address, City or Town Orange  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 92865  
City Area Code 714  
Local Phone Number 921-8800  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.10  
Trading Symbol VOLT  
Security Exchange Name NYSEAMER  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   21,736,575